.shock - Fotolia

Test yourself on modern data center networking architecture

Evolving business needs demand a new approach to data center networking. Keep yourself updated on SDN, VXLAN and other technologies with this quiz.

As business needs have evolved, so has data center networking architecture. Virtualized, abstracted networks are now gaining traction as software-defined technologies take hold in the enterprise.

But for network managers used to more traditional traffic forwarding patterns -- where one IP address would simply "talk" to another -- some of the more modern networking concepts can seem complicated. Familiarize yourself with virtual networks, software-defined networking (SDN) and other recent data center networking architecture trends with this quiz.

Next Steps

Plan out your data center network

Manage your network more efficiently

Leaf-spine architecture, explained

Dig Deeper on Data center hardware and strategy

Cloud Computing
and ESG