October 07, 2013, 1:48 PM — With the ability to create virtual networks quickly and efficiently rather than programming network-connected hardware on an individual basis software defined networks (SDN) appear to be the time-and-resource saving solution that overwhelmed IT managers have been looking for.
However, there's a difference between the theory behind an IT advance and the actual experience of deploying and using it.
We talked to several SDN pioneers to find out how their early forays into SDN are faring and to share what they've learned.
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