Self-driving cars parallel Uplogix network automation

The answer a lead engineer in Ford's autonomous vehicle program gave when asked a question shows one of the parallels between self-driving cars and the network automation capabilities of the Uplogix out-of-band platform. Question: "Do the cars always have to be connected to the network to drive?" Answer: "You can't depend on it [the infrastructure] being there, so [...]

Will SDN kill the networking star?

Most early stage technology trends generate some bold proclamations of their impact. Software Defined Networking is no different. While it will impact the day-to-day job of a network admin, it won't replace them entirely. Jim Duffy had a nice article in Network World where he debunked some of the over-the-top claims of SDN, and had [...]