In this video, Russ White looks at the future for network engineers as routers and switches become commodities.
Lots of networking gear today uses merchant silicon. With the rise of open-source network operating systems and routing software, it seems that network software is also becoming a commodity. Where does that leave the network engineer? In this Rule 11 Tech video, networking expert Russ White discusses the concept of commoditization, how it applies to networking, and what network engineers should do to remain relevant.