Addressing The Software-Defined Data Center Skills Gap
With the autonomous data center on the horizon, leading channel vendors Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell Technologies, Veeam and Big Switch Networks are delivering a new era of partner enablement tools for the modern software defined data center.
Some have created hands-on training while others are focused on making technology simpler to deploy and manage. IT leaders recently spoke to CRN during a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) roundtable about channel enablement strategies.
The following excerpts are from Frank Rauch, vice president of VMware's Americas Partner Organization; Prashant Gandhi, chief product officer for Big Switch Networks, Peter McKay, Co-CEO and president of Veeam; Paul Miller, vice president of marketing at HPE; and Chad Dunn, vice president of product management and marketing at Dell ECM.