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Peer Connect Perspectives: Proceed Cautiously With Software-Defined Networks

Published: 14 November 2017

ID: G00347591

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Software-defined networks look tempting to I&O leaders who have to support rapidly changing network demands. Peer Connect members offered suggestions regarding how to balance SDN implementation and business needs.

Table Of Contents


Peer Strategies

  • The Uses and Benefits of SDNs Are Real
  • Take a Gradual Approach
  • SDNs Pose Three Big Challenges
  • Key Takeaways

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