How to lead the way for new data center technology
By Patrick Burke
The networking layer of the data center may be the next segment of IT to undergo some disruption, putting it on par with servers and storage, which have seen major changes with the help of cloud computing, virtualisation and other trends designed to improve efficiency and performance.
Software-defined networking, or SDN, has been around for several years now and is utilized by such big-name players as Rackspace.
But the technology is poised to gain more of a foothold in...