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Vendor Landscape: Software-Defined Networking Overlay Solutions

Eight Vendors Help I&O Professionals Solve Hybrid Cloud Or Hybrid WAN Issues, Only One Does Both

November 3, 2015

Why Read This Report

This report lays out the SDN overlay vendor landscape and available solutions. Many solutions seem similar but provide very different benefits and architecture from both emerging and traditional networking vendors. I&O professionals should read this report to understand how these solutions address creating a hybrid cloud and improving customer experiences at remote locations, how they compare and diverge in functionality, and which environments deliver the most value for the business technology agenda.

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Table of Contents

  • A Business Technology Agenda Ignites Eight New SDN Solutions
  • Five Vendors Help You Build Private And Hybrid Clouds
  • Hybrid WAN Overlays Still Use Hardware
  • Nuage Networks Ties The Business Together
  • What It Means

  • Startups Won't Be Your Only Choice
  • Supplemental Material

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