A primary goal of the software-defined data center is to help IT organizations be more nimble and deliver rapid, cloud-like services to users. There’s also the promise of saving money by delivering IT in a more coordinated, streamlined fashion. Infrastructure components and services are consolidated, fully automated, driven by business policies, and centrally managed for performance. A SDDC can monitor demand and respond automatically in seconds by spinning up appropriate resources.
By Aaron Bawcom. Rethink the IT Organization.