VMworld 2016 news: A summary of the big picture

VMworld 2016 news: A summary of the big picture

This week we scoured the VMworld show for the most salient news for Softchoice clients, some of which we released over the past few days.

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2016 – The Year of the Software-Defined Data Center

2016 – The Year of the Software-Defined Data Center

We look back at how Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) contributed to the evolution of virtualization and cloud computing in 2015, and what you need to do in 2016 to reap its benefits.

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The Software-Defined-Data-Center (SDDC): Concept or Reality? [VMware]

The Software Defined Data Center

Besides being a mouthful to say, the concept of a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) is based on abstracting hardware from the delivery of business applications. Forrester defines SDDC as “…an abstracted and pooled set of shared resources. But the secret sauce is in the automation that slices up and allocates those shared resources on-demand, without manual tinkering.” What does this mean? A Google search returns 242M results with many opinions of what an SDDC is and what it means.

To help you save time, I’ve aggregated information from posts featuring Forrester, Gartner, VMware’s CIO, Virtualization Review, InfoWorld and more so you can quickly discover what people are saying about SDDC and gather some insights about what this means for your business now and in the future.

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