SDN will never happen, says VMware exec – Network World

Basically what VMware did on the server side is safely reproduce the x86 environment in software, and now we’re doing that on the network side with network virtualization.

And once you’ve done that it’s all programmatically controlled through APIs such that you can create logical networks, you can attach VMs, you can apply services, you can do all kinds of wonderful things in software.

And then when you’re done you hit a button and boom, everything goes back into the resource pool.

via SDN will never happen, says VMware exec – Network World.

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Europe Opens Inquiry Into Licensing of U.S. Films and TV – NYTimes.com

In response to these changes in technology, European policy makers are trying to balance consumers’ right to receive timely content with broadcasters’ desire to protect their exclusive — and costly — licensing agreements with the world’s largest film and television studios.

via Europe Opens Inquiry Into Licensing of U.S. Films and TV – NYTimes.com.