It has been more than 10 years since desktop virtualization, generally found under the acronym of VDI technology, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, was proposed as one of the main technological drivers for providing greater flexibility, efficiency and control to the workstation (PC) – increasingly destined to become “hardwareless” and distributed between multiple devices (as pointed out by the “bring your own device” phenomenon).
One of the consequences of the new digital economy is the increase in the complexity of business network infrastructures during the last decade, both for large companies and SMEs. In response to this new situation, companies have been adopting software-defined networks (SDN) as the hegemonic model of network architecture. This phenomenon, together with the rise of cloud computing has resulted in what is known as SDN cloud networking.
In a society that is ever increasing its use of technology and showing no signs of slowing down, it is becoming more and more pertinent to ensure the best quality products. Companies are being pushed to reach a wider audience by accelerating innovation and constantly improve its customers´choice within their platform. Striving to advance the development process while perfecting the overall quality and security of software is top priority.
I’ve always been fascinated by the way in which different computing concepts get converted into common knowledge and how, depending on who’s speaking about a certain concept, that person will tend to assimilate it according to their own field of knowledge and action. This article is the result of a conversation I had with a colleague who interpreted DevOps as related to operational efficiency and facilitating business objectives – which is a perfectly accurate view when looked at from their perspective.
It is no secret today that the world is changing, and this is also true for the world of WAN – Wide Area Network. The digital transformation we are currently experiencing with the popularization of technology in all aspects of our daily lives is also generating new challenges for the world of Networking, and we can see this reflected in the latest market reports on SD-WAN.