SDN & Security for Next-Generation Data Centers
In this webinar, experts from Gartner and Fortinet discuss the rise of software-defined networking (SDN) and its impact on the data center and network security. Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst, Mark Fabbi, introduces Gartner’s frameworks for SDN solutions and architectures, including the role of northbound interfaces for firewalls and network services, and hardware and software platforms such as VMware’s NSX. Mr. Fabbi provides perspectives on customer hype and adoption, open vs proprietary approaches, and next steps for enterprises. Fortinet’s Senior Director of Product Marketing, Warren Wu, discusses visibility and control challenges in cloud and SDN environments, and making firewalls and security agile and elastic.