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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.