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Jeff Sejourne

SDN Killer Apps for the Campus

by Jeff Sejourne on ‎05-16-2014 06:22 PM - last edited on ‎10-23-2014 03:27 PM by Community Manager (2,207 Views)

The data center is getting all the SDN attention these days, but the applications that will help SDN cross the chasm may actually very well come from the campus.

 

SDN has the ability to radically transform campus networks over the next few years and address today’s most acute management challenges.  Campus networks require application specific policies like security & access control, VLAN traffic isolation and QoS policies to be provisioned across the network one switch at a time. This consumes a lot of resources and results in a static network that cannot be easily updated as business requirements evolve and new applications are deployed.

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