Posts Tagged: software defined network

Software Defined Network (SDN): Most People Miss the Point

I get asked about software-defined networks (SDN) quite often and at this point I sort of expect that most people have no idea what it means.  Yeah they can explain that SDN stands for Software Defined Networking, but then they quickly go on a rant explaining the virtues of OpenFlow[1] and how managing physical switches… Read more »

The 4 Principles of Software-Defined Networking

This blog post is an excerpt from our recent report, Software-Defined Networking: Keeping Pace With Network Complexity In The Public Sector. Download the full report here. When it comes to software-defined networking, Force 3’s experts explain the concept—including its relevance to customers and the best practices for adoption—using four principles. These guidelines provide insight into the… Read more »

The Simplicity of the Software-Defined Network

This blog post is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent guide, Forecasting the Cloud: Eight Ways the Technology is Changing Government. To download the full guide, head here. Today, the public sector is seeking solutions to its networking challenges. Organizations want their networks to adjust and respond dynamically, based on their policies, and they want those… Read more »