December 6, 2015

SD-WAN: Pushing Abstraction Past the Edge

Software defined networking (SDN) is usually characterized by its ability to simplify and amplify datacenter infrastructure. But the boundaries between the datacenter and the world around it are becoming increasingly thin, which is leading many developers to start thinking about SDN on the wide area network (WAN) as well.

So-called SD-WAN is emerging as an equal partner to SD-LAN under the broader SDN framework, based on the need to implement connectivity across long distances without tapping into carrier-class NFV solutions...

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