By Jessica Schieve
Wind River recently conducted a webinar on the topic of network transformation and the growing trend around building greater intelligence. The webinar discussed the results of a survey we commissioned through Light Reading exploring the different facets of network intelligence: packet acceleration, content inspection, flow analysis and traffic shaping, and network virtualization. It was one of our highest attended events in recent months. An archived version of the webinar can be heard here.
The webinar highlighted three significant results from the survey 1) advancements in multicore technology are making network transformation and network intelligence possible 2) the time is right for software to pave the way for higher network performance, greater security, and new services that take advantage of network intelligence, and 3) the majority of network equipment providers want a common software platform that can be used for multiple products.
During the webinar we polled the audience on what they consider their greatest challenge in adopting a software-enabled network intelligent strategy. Here are the results of the poll: