Ethan Banks writing for Network Computing comments:
In the world of software-defined networking, the focus has been on the data center. SDN in the data center has enabled integration with automated systems, allowing enterprises to build virtual networks, provide micro-segmentation, and integrate service chaining. That functionality has demonstrated SDN’s value and brings networking a step closer to the automated world enjoyed by virtualization professionals for many years.
Ethan takes a great look at the developing use case for Software defined Wide Area Networks. There’s a lot of work being done in this space that bears watching.
Read more: Software-Defined WAN: A Primer