Rick, thanks for this slide show, very interesting to the say the least. It looks like it is not just he IoT but exploding media content is finally creating a radical re-think of networking on the whole.
Was there any mention of TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) at the SDN event?
Readers may also want to check out the presentations at the Silicon Valley IEEE Comsoc's website:
The July event has Dr. Guru Parulkar's slides on SDN.