This paper examines the history of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and explores the prospects for networking to gradually evolve from a hardware-centric approach to a software-driven model.
In the new WAN, we'll see user-aware WAN optimization, the rise of software-defined networking and WAN-on-demand. There may be some bumps along the road to WAN innovation, but it's sure to be an interesting journey.
Explore how virtualization can challenge network monitoring, and discover a scalable solution that will help improve visibility for effective, scalable, secure network monitoring.
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