David Galton-Fenzi, CEO of Zycko, specialists in advanced networking, and CCO of Nuvias Group (of which Zycko is part), looks towards 2017 and gives his top five networking predictions
Software Defined Networking
The move to-software-defined-everything will continue in 2017, and some of the biggest disruptors in the networking market will be Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN), and Software Defined Datacentre (SDDC).
By abstracting some of the functionality of the network into a software application, SDN allows network administrators to more easily manage dynamic networks. It has the added benefit of being non-proprietary, allowing users to integrate to any environment, offering a more flexible and price-conscious alternative to vendor-specific hardware.Read more...