Microsoft contributed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware.
Operators can build new enterprise services using Cisco’s intent-based networking, CEO Chuck Robbins said. Or the 5G killer app may in fact be Fortnite.
AT&T and VMware forged a similar integration of SD-WAN and 5G earlier this week.
Intent-based networking resources from SDxCentral will help you understand what is intent-based networking (IBN) and how it impacts the networking industry.
One analyst called the announcement “brilliant” because it is designed to help enterprise IT shops deal with “IoT havoc as the network edge is now stretched to the last connected device.”
Leading intent-based networking vendors discuss, debate, and voraciously defend the technology. Learn more here.
Intent-based networking architecture is an addition to an already existing networking architecture instead of being a separate architecture of its own. Learn more here.
One of the most attractive benefits to intent-based networking (IBN) is the relieving the IT department from updating all networking devices to complete a business objective. Read about more IBN benefits here.
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