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- Exploring virtualization, cloud computing and big data infrastructure
- In software-defined data centers, silos will create 'real problems'
- How will the VMworld news about SDN, storage affect VMware partners?
- VMware User Group president shares members' cloud challenges
- VMware vSAN and the scalable virtual desktop infrastructure
- Breaking down barriers to virtualizing mission-critical applications
- New security concerns raised by the software-defined trend
- How IT shops can make the software-defined infrastructure a reality
- Will VMware shops push toward automation and Desktop as a Service?
- Flash, spinning disk, caching? VDI storage should be context-aware
- How will VMware NSX change network virtualization practices?
- VMware falls short explaining the software-defined future
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How IT shops can make the software-defined infrastructure a realityDate: Aug 27, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- At this year's conference, Rod Gabriel, an IT infrastructure engineer and active member of the VMware User Group community, talks about the promise of the software-defined infrastructure and the obstacles to immediate adoption. Breaking down the traditional barriers between server, storage and networking groups may prove difficult for some IT shops. But local VMUG groups, traditionally composed of virtualization administrators and focused on the hypervisor, have seen an increase in membership and are expanding to address issues from around the data center.
Watch this video as Gabriel discusses how VMware has touted the software-defined future at VMworld 2013.