Cisco: Top 5 Takeaways from the London Gartner Data Center Conference 2016
Over the past few years, I’ve attended Gartner’s Data Center Conference in London (see 2013, 2014, and 2015 !). As always, it was a very informative couple of days with some surprises, and one or two “I knew that would happen” moments – we’ll I like to think that anyway. Here are my top 5 observations – it’s not an exhaustive list, just what I found particularly interesting.
(1) Containers – and Is Your Network Ready
At conferences, you can judge how “trendy” and/or (more importantly) how relevant topics are by the numbers of people attending particular sessions. Containers were the #1 topic of interest using my un-scientific metric! The question “Is your network ready for containers and hyper-converged” was a key question being discussed.
(2) SDN – At the “Trough of Disillusionment”
Read the entire article here, Top 5 Takeaways from the London Gartner Data Center Conference 2016
via the fine folks at Cisco Systems.