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Gartner Report: State of SDN

If you think SDN is the answer, you're asking the wrong question

Gartner Report: State of SDN

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.

This article explains how modern IT teams can properly set up to integrate multiple clouds, the troubles with traditional disaster recovery solutions and the new approaches that maximize business agility in case of a disaster.

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.

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