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2. - VMworld 2013 videos: Read more in this section
- VMworld news recap: Hybrid cloud, 100% virtualization still a ways off
- 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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In software-defined data centers, silos will create 'real problems'Date: Aug 30, 2013
The technology exists to start building software-defined data centers, but that doesn't mean they're going to start popping up everywhere.
Software-defined data centers require existing silos between server, storage and networking teams to come down, and that's not always easy to do in enterprise IT departments. In this video from the VMworld 2013 conference, Bob Plankers, a data center and cloud architect for a large Midwestern university, talks about these people problems and how they can hinder progress.
Plankers also discusses other news from the show, including the release of VMware vSphere 5.5.