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Why SDN Should be Part of Your Cloud Strategy

Organizations are incorporating public cloud resources into their deployment strategies. The organization may have a cloud-first initiative, or it may use the cloud as determined by the workload but the reality is that an overwhelming number of organizations deploy in

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What Ever Happened to the Software Defined Data Center?

About a decade ago, VMware introduced the vision of a software-defined data center (SDDC). Unlike data centers of yesteryear, a software-defined data center was supposed to leverage intelligent software and commodity hardware to create a flexible data center that could

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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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