2017 Data Center 100: 20 Software-Defined Data Center Providers


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Software-Defined Data Center Providers

Server, storage and networking gear used to be the heart of the data center, but that heart is slowly being torn out as new software technology allows traditional proprietary hardware solutions to move to commodity x86 servers. Virtualization consolidates applications onto fewer servers, but software-defined goes further by consolidating the actual data center hardware onto those servers.

Here's a look at the software-defined data center providers on this year's Data Center 100 list.




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