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.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.