Software is a curious thing. Despite the best of developer intentions, sometimes projects take on an entirely different life than how they were envisioned. You don’t have to look much farther than the containerization of IT to see how something can take off in unexpected ways. Or maybe you’ve heard of the “(free) operating system […]
The Tech Field Day team has a full roster of events for 2017. They will host two main events, starting in Austin from February 1st-3rd. The second comes on September 27th-29th in Silicon Valley. In between, there will also be three Tech Field Day Extra events at Intertop, Cisco Live US, and VMWorld US.
Brandon Mangold of CCIE #31104, what’s next? comments: As I stated in my early vendor impressions blog I have been following NECs development of their OpenFlow controller for a while. Back in 2011 when NEC first announced its controller the only other controller I had ever heard of was FloodLight. Fast nearly forward four years […]
Nick Buraglio of The Forwarding Plane writes: When NEC began talking about SDN at Network Field Day 9, I was not sure what to expect. I knew they had been heavily involved with openflow since the early days, and many years ago I was able to get my hands on their early OpenFlow controller and was immediately frustrated […]
Jason Edelman writes on his blog: Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the new way of networking. It’s plain and simple. And one of these days we’ll just go back to calling it networking because at its root, the network will still be forwarding the data needed for businesses to operate and thrive. […]