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Is SDN Just a Buzzword?

At the RSA security conference at the end of February, I sat in on the annual IDC analyst security breakfast meeting. Since it was a security event, I figured it would be a great time to ask about SDN, given the intersection of SDN and security that many vendors like to talk about.

The answer I got wasn't what I expected.

I asked the IDC analyst panel, How much IT security spend is going to SDN-related security initiatives, or is it just a buzzword?

 John Grady, research manager with IDC's Security Products Group, responded, "Right now, I think it's just a buzzword."

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IDC: SDN is a Buzzword

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.