VMware made a big splash with the launch of its NSX network virtualization platform at VMworld in August. Executives promoted NSX as a way to transform networking from a manually intensive process to one that's automated and flexible. They also touted partnerships with 20 networking and security vendors as working on NSX integrations. Cisco was notably missing from the list. Not surprisingly, Cisco wasn't excited about a software-only approach to networking.
Marcia Savage is the managing editor for Network Computing, and has been covering technology for 15 years. She has written and edited for CRN and spent several years covering information security for SC Magazine and TechTarget. Marcia began her journalism career in daily ... View Full Bio