Gartner Report: State of SDN
If you think SDN is the answer, you're asking the wrong question
Software-defined networking (SDN) has been touted as the answer to all of the challenges of managing your network infrastructure.
However, SDN is an architectural model for networking, not a reference design based on a well-defined set of protocols or standards.
This Gartner report includes a set of recommendations designed to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders deliver on the promise of SDN.
Included in this report:
- How Software-defined networking is a widely used and misused term
- Recommendations on delivering the promise of SDN
- Ensuring data center network initiatives succeed
This report is sponsored by VMware.