Network Management Teams Overburdened

Server virtualization creates network management issues.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Apr 22, 2011
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Author Jon Oltsik polled a roomful of networking professionals at the ESG "Ahead of the Curve" event last week in Boston and shares his findings on Network World. In response to the question of network management challenges in respect to server virtualization, respondents stated networking teams are overburdened with configuration change issues and IP addresses need to be at the ready if servers are being provisioned and moved around.


"Only 13% of respondents pointed to issues around increasing network traffic but all organizations should anticipate problems here. As one large organization told me, ‘we are constantly tuning the network as we scale the number of VMs in production.’"

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