There are many reasons to deploy a network virtualization overlay. But the biggest advantage to an NV overlay is that it can extend the capabilities of legacy networks.
Data protection is one of the first applications most IT organizations will deploy across a hybrid cloud.
Modern data centers employ IT automation to cut costs and inject agility
Carrier virtualization, programmability and the massive data sets from machine learning and analytics are driving new requirements for data centers.
With machine learning, big data, cloud, and NFV initiatives invading the data center, there are implications for data center networking performance.
Virtualizing the data center may make it more efficient and agile but additional processing power may be needed.
Hyperconverged infrastructure requires IT organizations to consider a scale out architecture.