Homepage This page's url is: -crn- Rankings and Research Companies Channelcast Marketing Matters CRNtv Events WOTC Jobs HPE Discover 2019 News Cisco Wi-Fi 6 Newsroom Dell Technologies Newsroom Hitachi Vantara Newsroom HP Reinvent Newsroom Lenovo Newsroom Nutanix Newsroom Cisco Live Newsroom HPE Zone Tech Provider Zone

VMware NSX Vs. Cisco ACI: The Software-Defined Networking Face-Off

VMware and Cisco are locked in a ferocious battle for the software-defined networking market. In separate interviews with an executive from each company, CRN digs into the sharply divergent paths the companies are taking in their quest for SDN supremacy.

Back 1   2   3   ... 23 Next


Is Cisco taking a hardware-defined approach vs. a software approach from VMware?

We say, 'Fix it in a software-defined way.' Cisco says, 'Fix it with ASICs and a hardware-defined way.' What is great about that is what if Cisco came out with almost exactly the same way that we said? We would be screwed because -- you know what? --customers would listen to their pitch and then listen to our pitch and then the customer would go, 'I can't tell the difference. It sounds the same.'

--Steve Mullaney, VMware

Back 1   2   3   ... 23 Next

sponsored resources