Providers Face Intelligent Networks’ Vendor Ecosystem: How to Jury-Rig an Orchestra?

B. Washburn
B. Washburn

Summary Bullets:

  • The elements of intelligent networking include end-to-end visibility and dynamic control over the cloud, applications, and bandwidth.
  • A smart network will automatically adjust and re-configure itself to meet changing demands.
  • These intelligent network components support a diversity of vendors that aren’t coordinated with each other.

Earlier in July, colleague Joel Stradling and I collaborated on a free Current Analysis webinar titled “2012: The Year of the Intelligent Network.”  An hour-long presentation with Q&A seems just enough time to scratch the surface of this broad and deep topic.  The presentation prompted several interesting discussions, and it’s an area where we will continue to monitor, analyze, and predict the market’s trajectory. Continue reading “Providers Face Intelligent Networks’ Vendor Ecosystem: How to Jury-Rig an Orchestra?”