Tag Archives: SDN

Software Defined Networking (SDN) in under 1 minute

Joanne Nelson, VP of International Market for Logicalis Group, revisits Software Defined Networking (SDN) for non-technical executives. Two years ago we published a post called Software Defined Networking (SDN) for the non-technical CXO. The post was popular and cited by one pundit as the best analogy to explain SDN. This week we have condensed it in to […]

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SDx and The Software Defined City

Chris Gabriel looks at how a UK city is deploying SDN to create a technology-agnostic citywide network that will allow driverless car experiments, traffic and environmental sensor networks, and smart energy grid management. Since we started talking about Software Defined things, we have moved, along with the rest of the IT industry, from using the […]

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The next IT platform: CIOs go ‘software defined’

Eugene Wolf, Managing Director at Logicalis SMC, looks at further results from the Optimal Services Study 2014, which confirms CIOs will move to adopt software defined technologies (SDx), as part of a ‘service-defined’ transformation – but faster than anyone imagined. This blog has covered ‘software defined technologies’ – from here on referred to simply as SDx […]

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Could skills gap hold back software defined (SDN) transformation?

Eugene Wolf, CEO of Logicalis SMC, looks at potential barriers to both SDN adoption and to the realisation of its true transformative value, and concludes that one stands head and shoulders above the rest – skills. Logicalis SMC recently took a lead role in a global Logicalis initiative designed to assess the future impacts of […]

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SDN. A fad, like 3D-TV? Only in technology defined enterprises

Chris Gabriel explains why the SDN (Software Defined Networking) naysayers are wrong, and why they’d be mad to ignore a technology model that will change everything. A colleague grabbed me last week with a knowing look on his face. “Chris,” he said. “You know you have been pushing this SDN thing with a bit of […]

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Software Defined Networking (SDN) for the non-technical CXO

We recently announced at Logicalis that we are putting together a team to explore the immediate and future impact of Software Defined Networking. But to the non-technical CXO, what is an SDN? Gary Thomas explains. For the average technically minded executive many new concepts are understood by a form of osmosis coupled with a core […]

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