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CRN's Software Defined Data Center Roundtable


Industry leaders say through the rapid rise of automation and orchestration technology, businesses are starting to realize the cost benefits of a software-defined data center compared to the public cloud. So what does that mean for solution providers?

CRN gathered the IT industry's leading software-defined data center experts during a roundtable discussion at XChange Solution Provider 2018 in Orlando.

The Panel:

Frank Rauch, vice president of VMware's Americas Partner Organization

Prashant Gandhi, chief product officer for Big Switch Networks

Peter McKayCo-CEO and president of Veeam

Paul Miller, vice president of marketing at HPE

Chad Dunn, ice president of product management and marketing at Dell EMC

The Discussions:

CRN Software Defined Data Center Roundtable: 5 Ways Vendors Are Solving The Channel's Skills Gap

Software-defined technology is taking over the data center. Here's how VMware, Dell EMC, Veeam, Big Switch Networks and HPE are helping to enable channel partners through this transition.

CRN Software Defined Data Center Roundtable: Industry Leaders Sound Off On Software Defined Vs. Public Cloud

Leaders from industry titans HPE, Dell EMC, Veeam and Big Switch Networks discuss the cost of software-defined data centers versus public cloud.

CRN Software Defined Data Center Roundtable: Internet Of Things, AI Is Reshaping The Data Center Of The Future

"We believe data centers are moving to centers of data. It's not necessarily a physical location anymore," said VMware top executive Frank Rauch.

CRN Software Defined Data Center Roundtable: Industry Leaders Say 'AWS Isn't The Cheapest Solution'

"AWS isn't the cheapest solution. Everybody thinks going to public cloud, going to AWS -- it's cheap. And it's not," said Peter McKay, Co-CEO and President of Veeam.

CRN Software Defined Data Center Roundtable: Solution Providers Need More Vertical Application Skill Sets In A Hybrid World

Leaders from HPE, Dell EMC, VMware and Big Switch Networks say solution providers need to invest in application development teams to "maintain their relevance" in the market.



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