"Scale-out architectures are common for computing and storage, however, the network remains the last bastion of the traditional scale-up approach, making it the data center's weakest link."
"Network admins are struggling to keep pace with burgeoning data center scale and spending most of their time maintaining the network rather than innovating."
"Data centers are a fast-evolving market with a different problem set and several new technologies likely to disrupt legacies."
"The largest enterprises are looking for unique technologies that address their scaling, performance, and operational needs with innovative integrated solutions."
"If you’re running an analytics workload the odds of all the servers transmitting at full bandwidth at any one time is just about 100% and the over-subscribed network works unbelievably badly in that environment. (James Hamilton)"
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