The internet of things has such a wide range of use cases and individual devices that network architects have to pay attention to a wide combination of variables for communication, power, bandwidth, reliability, cost and more.
Stories by Lee Doyle
Network functions virtualization (NFV) uses commodity servers to replace specialized network appliances for more flexible, efficient and scalable services.
Branch offices are filling up with specialized networking appliances, but SD-Branch promises to reduce the clutter and save money.
Will there be a market for SDN network operating systems? The answer will be critical to the evolution of SDN standards and the development of applications that leverage SDN capabilities.
SDN is a game changer for adoption of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology in the network industry.