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What Happened to Software-defined Networking?

Sal Salamone  (Managing Editor, Network Computing)

Brandon Heller  (Co-founder and CTO, Forward Networks)

Date: Thursday, October 8

Time: 11:00 am - 11:35 am

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Event Type: Session

Track: Networks & Infrastructure, Community Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Software-defined networking (SDN) was perhaps over-hyped for the data center. Has it’s time passed? Or will it play a key role in other areas as networking architectures shift to accommodate multi-cloud structures, edge, and a radically new remote access model due to the pandemic.

This session will discussion the changing industry view on SDN and its potential role in emerging networking areas, Topics covered include:

  • Does SDN still matter today?
  • Does SDN help or hurt automation?
  • What are the near-future use cases for SDN?