A natural extension of virtualization, the software defined data center (SDDC) promises a raft of advantages. In the SDDC, a wide array of compute resources are abstracted from their underlying hardware, enabling greater automation, pooling, and -- especially -- scalability. Yet the technology is still in its infancy. The term software defined data center is hardly more than a year old. What should companies be aware of, both in terms of benefit and challenges, as they explore this IT development?
In this video roundtable, four experts in software defined data center technology provide advice about understanding the issues and potential difficulties in this emerging technology.
|Stu Miniman, Principal Research Contributor, Wikibon
|Mark Bowker, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group|
|Rich Kucharski, Vice President Solutions Architect, SimpliVity|
|Peter Galvin, Chief Solutions Architect, Pluribus Networks|