Software-Defined Networks, IoT and Next-Generation Infrastructure

Illustration of an SDN/NFV architecture

Competition reaches new levels as SDN and NFV continue to permeate the market

  Network equipment vendors have been increasing their efforts to develop software-defined solutions for the changing industry, but with the many changes introduced new problems have started to surface. Considering the vendor-agnostic nature of SDN/NFV architectures, network equipment vendors that decide to adopt these flexible architectures are now finding their own services and offerings open

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Evolve and Adapt: The Network Equipment Industry In The SDN Era

It’s becoming harder for traditional network equipment vendors to compete with the freedom, low CAPEX and sheer flexibility that software-defined networks bring to the table. Proprietary hardware-based solutions from vendors are continuously losing out to open source software solutions deployed on top of much cheaper, open hardware like x86 network rackmount appliances. Linux, the largest

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