A private cloud should be the ultimate goal of the software defined data center (SDC). It transforms the data center into a self-provisioned, highly automated organism, that is more responsive to the needs of the organization while driving down the cost of IT. But the private cloud does have challenges. IT professionals who choose this course over a public cloud strategy become service providers in their own right. In this StorageShort Storage Switzerland Founder George Crump and Tegile’s Narayan Venkat discuss the challenges of establishing your own private cloud and how to overcome them. This is an excerpt from our webinar “Flash as a Service” which is now available on-demand.