Long overdue, but here are some slides from the Open Networking Summit that happened back in April 2013. These were presented by an architect on the Azure team. Fully relevant given some discussion happening at the SDDC today.
Jason Edelman, Founder of Network to Code, focused on training and services for emerging network technologies. CCIE 15394. VCDX-NV 167.
The Future of Networking and the Network Engineer