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It's not just customers that need to accept vendors' software-defined networking (SDN) strategies.

SDN's Internal Battle

Ray Le Maistre
1/10/2014
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The debate concerning the applicability of software-defined networking (SDN) is set to continue for some time, with many important strategic decisions resting on the acceptance or rejection of SDN's capabilities.

That struggle isn't confined to potential users, though, as Tom Hollingsworth has noted in this insightful blog at Network Computing.

Hollingsworth has a wealth of experience that gives him a broader perspective than most: Check out his blog, SDN Vendors' Internal Tug-of-War Doesn't Bode Well For Customers, on one of the SDN sector's less talked-about challenges.

— Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading

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1/13/2014 | 8:18:45 AM
SDN won't sit well with everyone
It's not something I had give much thought to, having concentraed mostly on the acceptance of SDN among potential users. 

But I guessas with any transformative development, there are those that will see SDN as being too risky/untried etc or just fallible, and so not want it rushed into any portfolio. Taht's a real test of team leaders within the vendors, I guess.
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