Here are some interesting notes from the article above:
Enterprise adoption of ACI, which Cisco started shipping in 2014, has been slow, according to analysts. In February, Gartner reported that only 30% of companies buying Nexus 9000 switches were also using ACI.
Forrester has found that many businesses are choosing VMware’s competing NSX because it requires fewer architectural changes within the data center. “Cisco ACI is an all-or-nothing proposition,” Kindness said.
Now, it is time for Cloud Era and Software Defined Network by leveraging commodity white label hardware.