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A $4.2 million grant will be divided among eight health technology companies - each of which have or will have a New York office.
New WLAN is set to support records keeping, health monitors and communications systems.
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WEBINAR: SDN: Let's Cut The Hype, What is the Reality?
Thursday November 1st, 2012 11:00am ET/ 8:00 AM PT
Software Defined Networking (SDN) and OpenFlow have both received enormous attention and unfortunately are surrounded by much confusion. To understand SDN, we must take a step back and ask the question, what is SDN trying to achieve and how can how can the current SDN deployments in very large web-scale data centers translate into a tangible benefit for enterprise scale data centers. Taking a step back and looking at the bigger picture, SDN proposes one solution to an important problem we now face in the data center: the network and the applications are operating effectively in silos. Thus any automated attempt by the network or the application controllers, i.e. the hypervisor, to improve resource utilization can only achieve a suboptimal result. What is needed is a complete end-to-end coordinated virtual architecture enabling applications and the network to collaborate in providing a high quality experience for users and enable optimization of resource consumption. For any solution to be successful within the enterprise data center it must consider scale of the network in question as well as the desirable properties of current networks that should be maintained. Benefiting from the positive aspects of SDN network requires a clear strategy for both the application and network infrastructure.
What will attendees learn?
- SDN: What is it, and what does it mean for the enterprise scale data center
- Criteria to be evaluated in defining a strategy covering SDN principles for enterprise data center
- Best practice recommendations for benefiting from SDN
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