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Software-Defined WAN: A Primer

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.

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Tom Hollingsworth

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