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The API Obsession

Teren Bryson of comments:

With all of the recent talk in the networking community about software defined this or that, it can be hard to separate the marketing and spin from the substantial and substantive. Beyond that, however, it can be even harder to pull out the truly useful ideas from among those that are really, really cool, and probably should be done, but aren’t the shiny panacea everyone builds them up to be. Case in point: APIs.

Just as people have said that networking has been flawed, now Teren points out some of the issues with API-driven networking. Time will tell if he ends up being on the winning side of this discussion.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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