The Virtualization, Cloud Infrastructure and DevOps category encompasses a broad range of products. These products enable organizations to build virtual infrastructures, manage or virtualize essential hardware, and aid operations teams to deploy VM-based applications both on premises and in the cloud.
Winner: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Nimble Storage dHCI
What the judges said: "Nimble dHCI turns your current servers into an enterprise [hyper-converged infrastructure] solution, including automation and single-pane-of-glass management."
Finalist: Silk, Silk Cloud Data Platform