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Market Insight: Software-Defined Networks Will Impact Networking Semiconductor Market

Published: 20 August 2013

ID: G00254642

Analyst(s): Joe Skorupa , Sergis Mushell, Alfonso Velosa , Akshay K. Sharma

Summary

Network equipment vendors are focusing on software-defined networking. Network functions virtualization will allow offloading of network functions on dedicated hardware to run on x86-based servers. Together, these will create agile and responsive data center architectures to meet business needs.

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Background and Context

The Impact

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