November 15, 2012

The Charge to Make the Internet Faster

Grant Brunner, ReadWrite


GigaOm

Recently, we’ve seen the web and networking industry trend away from the proprietary networking solutions that we’ve grown accustomed to in the last two decades. Instead of relying on the Ciscos of the world to control both the software and hardware of entire networks, more companies are taking control of their network by creating custom software to control their system and make it more efficient. Earlier this year, we wrote an article about the technology behind SDN (Software defined networking), and it turns out Google has embraced this tech, and is leading the charge to programmable networks.

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