It may be the most disruptive trend in the brief history of data center networking. But does disaggregation move on to the enterprise, or will telcos and hyperscalers be enough?
As machine learning and video drive the need to double compute capacity at its campuses, Facebook introduces a whole new intra-region network design.
The company hopes to monetize unused bandwidth while improving broadband penetration in rural America.
SmartNICs already accelerate performance of Azure and AWS clouds, but they may still be way too geeky for other enterprises.
“This is the point in time when NSX-T becomes our lead platform for net new opportunities.”