Networks need automation — just ask the U.S. military

By Stephen Lawson

IT professionals are looking to software-defined networking to automate what are still complex and vulnerable systems controlled by human engineers. Major General Sarah Zabel knows where they’re coming from.

Zabel is the vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which provides IT support for all U.S. combat operations. Soldiers, officers, drones and the President all rely on DISA to stay connected. Its network is the epitome of a system that’s both a …read more

Source:: IT Management