New SDN events help bolster industry effort

By John Dix, Network World |  Networking, SDN, Software-Defined Networking

In fact, a Lippis survey of the ONUG participants showed that 16% are already in limited deployment, while 28% are piloting and 56% are still reviewing SDN. Of the people reviewing the tech, most will pilot it within a year. Those piloting it say they will go to deployment within one to three years.

The latter is "a little concerning," Lippis says. "We need a lot of companies using, experimenting with SDN. If we wait one to three years, will there be enough vendors left? Will those companies run out of runway? The time to do pilots is now."

You can get involved by plugging in to one of these events.

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