Learning from cloud: the shift to software-defined networking

When we think about learning from cloud, one area that comes to mind immediately is networking.  When you run at cloud scale, the manual changes required today by networking operations just aren’t sustainable.  For example, we make upwards of 50,000 networking changes a day in Microsoft Azure.  Imagine if all of that had to be done manually.  Think about the potential for error and the number of people involved in repetitive tasks. Automation is vital, and you can’t automate processes without first enabling control through software. READ MORE