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We’re at the start of a new era in which the data center’s physical resources can be abstracted and applied on demand. Here's how this new model affects you

Software-Definied Data Center Digital Spotlight

In “Software-defined networking: Bringing virtualization to data center net- works,” you’ll see that the last piece of the puzzle for the new, fully virtualized data center is just now falling into place. Software-defined networking (SDN) supports the creation of multiple virtual networks on top of the same physical network infrastructure, without the hassle and poor scalability of VLANs.

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