The 50 Coolest Software-Defined Data Center Vendors Of 2021
From Citrix and HPE to IP Infusion and Lightbits Labs, here are the 50 hottest IT companies leading the software-defined data center market in 2021.
Palo Alto Networks
Top Executive: Nikesh Arora, Chairman, CEO
Headquarters: Santa Clara, Calif.
The cybersecurity software standout provides artificial intelligence, analytics, automation and orchestration for data centers along with a slew of security products to prevent attackers from getting inside a data center. Palo Alto Networks has a top-notch SD-WAN offering, Prisma, powered by automation and machine learning from its acquisition of CloudGenix last year for $420 million.