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The 50 Coolest Software-Defined Data Center Vendors Of 2021

Mark Haranas

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.

Western Digital

Top Executive: David Goeckeler, CEO

Headquarters: San Jose, Calif.

Led by former Cisco top executive Goeckeler, Western Digital provides a variety of data center object storage, solid and hard disk drives. The $16.7 billion company’s OpenFlex composable infrastructure data center platform uses NVMe-over-Fabric to improve compute and storage utilization, performance and agility, while allowing storage to be disaggregated from compute.

 
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