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VMware on the Future of Networking – 5 Key Themes

VMware on the Future of Networking – 5 Key Themes

The networking world is undergoing a seismic shift from hardware to software-defined models. Just as virtualization transformed physical servers in a previous generation, virtualization is now driving network transformation and enabling the emergence of cloud-based business models. While the benefits of software-defined networking (SDN) are widely understood, adoption has been slower than expected. To ask why and take stock of both the promise and the challenges of SDN, VMware sponsored a gathering of 200 of the best and brightest from across the networking world for the first, invitation-only future:net conference.

Insights, Challenges, and Solutions

The networking summit took place over two days, and the turnout was noteworthy. “In 10 years,” says Martin Casado, Andreessen Horowitz general partner and one of the pioneers behind SDN, “I’ve never seen such an assembly of networking talent on stage.” Participants coalesced around a series of common themes that all agreed hold the key to the future rate of SDN adoption.

Read the entire article here, The Future of Networking: 5 Key Themes

via the fine folks at VMware!

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