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2019 Software-Defined Data Center 50: Hot SDDC Vendors To Watch
CRN breaks down the 50 vendors who are leading the software-defined data center evolution.
The 50 Software-Defined Data Center Providers Who Are Leading The Pack
The modern data center is becoming software-defined, virtualized and delivered as-a-service at a rapid pace.
Data center infrastructure titans like Dell Technologies and Hewlett Packard Enterprise as well as software startups such as Apstra and Wasabi Technologies are viciously innovating data centers through automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and new pricing models in order to make on-premise solutions as easy to buy, operate and manage as the public cloud.
As the commoditization of network, storage and server continues, vendors are creating software-centric data center solutions more than ever before. Markets like hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) are exploding through the need to consolidate data center hardware wrapped in easy to manage and monitor software.
The rise of edge, hybrid cloud and micro-data centers is forcing vendors to rethink their strategy about how they sell and create new data center solutions. Here is CRN’s list of the 50 vendors who are leading this software-defined data center evolution.