Oracle is developing its own virtualization solution that will compete with the VMware hypervisor technology. Oracle’s hope is to leverage its massive installed base of database customers. With Xsigo, Oracle can now virtualize its own virtual machines and essentially try to shut everyone else out.
SDN puts us closer to a point where networking goes to the app instead of the other way around. It means everything will become programmable. Our networks will come to the apps on our smartphones, in our cars – anywhere imaginable.