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Why Does the Network Team Want SDN?

The network team has a lot invested in traditional networking and may resist the move to a software-defined network (SDN), but given the pace of growth and expansion of the data center, they may not have an option. The network

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Why Do Storage and vAdmin Teams Want SDN?

While it should seem like someone else’s concern, no other group within IT should want software-defined networking (SDN) more than the storage administration and virtualization vAdmin groups. SDN’s promise to all the storage and vAdmin teams is to perform their

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Solving the Storage Problem of Data Center Modernization – Datera Briefing Note

A decade ago when cloud providers like Amazon entered the market, they redefined how to provision IT services. These services provided self-service capability that raised the bar for how users and application owners wanted to interact with IT. The mission

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What is Software Defined Networking?

Like other software defined initiatives, software defined networking (SDN) abstracts the networking operating environment from the hardware switches and controller. The SDN promise is to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency by managing a set of physical top of rack

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StorageSwiss Live! Backup is Dead – Modernizing Data Protection and Data Management

Join Storage Switzerland Founder and Lead Analyst George Crump on our next series of live events; Backup is Dead – How to Modernize Data Protection and Data Management. George is one of the top rated speakers in the IT industry

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Dealing with the Storage Challenges Containers Create – Storidge Briefing Note

Containers have improved an organization’s ability to rapidly develop, test and deliver applications. In many cases however, storage is a boat anchor slowing the whole process down. As enterprises increase their use of container technology and begin using the technology

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SlideShare: How Software-Defined Networking Can Simplify Scale-Out HCI

Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI) offer management simplicity and provisioning agility to data centers undergoing digital transformation. When applications need more compute or storage resources, IT can “simply add a node” to an existing HCI cluster. But as the HCI environment scales

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