SDN Battle Lines Drawn
VMware and Cisco were close partners for a long time, but in a relatively short time, they've devolved into the Hatfields and McCoys of the data center. And according to partners on both sides, this skirmish is quickly morphing into a full-blown philosophical dispute.
VMware got its SDN product to market first, while Cisco's has been slow to market. Following are some examples of how VMware is trying to capitalize on its head start.