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Jun 13 2018   5:53PM GMT

intent-based networking (IBN)

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Intent-based networking (IBN) is a policy-driven approach to network management that eliminates the need for network engineers to configure each switch or router manually. Continued…

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“Intent-based networking systems promise a new way to deliver network services. But the concept needs to be fine-tuned before it can usher in a new era of network automation.” – Chuck Moozakis

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Cisco intent-based networking to beat out open OS, company claims
At the Cisco Live conference, CEO Chuck Robbins said despite opening its hardware to other network operating systems, a majority of customers prefer Cisco intent-based networking, relegating white box switching to niche status.

What is the relationship between intent-based networking and SDN?
What do SDN and intent-based networking have in common? You might have been wondering, so we went ahead and asked for you.

Intent-based networking and network automation: A primer
Network automation software efforts must overcome the hype of intent-based networking and deliver on promises. Learn more about the basics of intent-based networking and how to can redefine how enterprise networking apps and services are delivered.

Intent-based networking systems: More questions than answers
Intent-based networking systems build on the promise of AI and machine learning. But the methodology still needs to sort itself out.

Sorting the hype from the truth with intent-based networking systems
Recent announcements around intent-based networking systems have raised focus on the technology. But what does IBN need to be effective?

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