2015 Virtualization 50
Joseph F. Kovar
Targeting The Virtualized Data Center
While software-defined data centers are not yet available, there is considerable buzz building up about the possibility of virtualizing an ever-larger part of the data center as such technologies, including server and storage virtualization, software-defined networking and storage, and VDI and hyper-converged infrastructures, continue to come to market.
With all the changes, it's important to realize that the channel remains at the center of the virtualization universe. Virtualizing more and more of a data center environment requires not only new software and services, but integration with a company's business processes, and legacy hardware and software.
Turn the page for a look at some of the key virtualization technology vendors working with channel partners.