Gigamon’s Shehzad Merchant On The Killer SDN App: Network Visualization

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Shehzad_Merchant_On_The_Killer_SDN_App_Network_VisualizationAs the need for visibility of applications flowing inside networks grows, network architecture itself is changing thanks to network plus server virtualization in data centers, and now Software-Defined Networking. Also trends like BYOD, virtualization, and application mobility are bringing complexity and a new dynamism to today’s networks. Shehzad Merchant, Chief Strategy Officer at Gigamon joins me to discuss the role of network visualization in the world of Software-Defined Networking.

3 Debates over Gigamon’s Shehzad Merchant On The Killer SDN App: Network Visualization

  1. genelitt said:

    Will be interesting to see market reaction to Gigamon’s second attempt at an IPO, given they are now sandwiched between merchant silicon (excuse the pun) vendors like Arista,Pica8 that will squeeze their margins and more scalable packet flow switch solutions on the high-end from vendors like NetScout.

  2. vinod said:

    Totally agree with the need for a nw visualization stack on top of SDN. We are making an attempt towards the same & glad to connect.

  3. nettwrk99 said:

    brings in a need for network flow analytics & hence a better visualization stack