The virtualization of all the relevant data center resources – servers, storage, network, security and availability services – is the key to large-scale automation and agility in the data center.
These days, almost all data centers have some of their servers virtualised, and the IT team is familiar with the basic functionalities of the technology deployed.
Software Defined Networking
In the networking sector, software-defined networking is “the” big thing, promising to open up brand new ways of automating IT processes by virtualising networks. But does this technology really have the potential to redefine well-established network operations?