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- VMware User Group president shares members' cloud challenges
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- 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
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- How will VMware NSX change network virtualization practices?
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VMworld news recap: Hybrid cloud, 100% virtualization still a ways offDate: Sep 05, 2013
This year's VMworld news focused on making hybrid clouds and software-defined data centers a reality.
Products such as the NSX virtualization platform and vCloud Automation Center can help VMware shops achieve this goal, but many have more immediate tasks at hand, such as continuing to virtualize mission-critical applications. And other IT departments are still trying to get their server, storage and networking teams on the same page.
In this VMworld news report, attendees share their thoughts on building hybrid clouds and software-defined data centers, as well as the challenges that lie ahead.