Software-Defined Reality
Thought leadership around software-defined data center (SDDC), including capacity management, transitioning to converged infrastructure and resource optimization

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My Software-Defined reality

girl watching TV.jpgBecause of “Software-Defined Television” we now determine our destiny. We can sit and binge watch an entire season of our favorite shows—instead of having to schedule our lives around when they were on (or trying to record them on a VHS).

The same is happening in IT today, keep reading to find out how Software-Defined is changing how we operate and what our future holds.

Analytics, big data and the software-defined datacenter

Assuring the SDDC Environment.pngThe Software-defined datacenter (SDDC) introduces a whole new level of complexity—at great reward. But in turn, the SDDC generates massive amounts of data from infrastructure events, logs, etc. All of this needs to be analyzed, so you can make sense of it. Otherwise you’ll be in a reactive mode that undermines all the great benefits of the SDDC.


 Analytics are an important new dimension of the management stack required to support the SDDC. We asked an industry analyst to provide us with his insights on analytics and the SDDC in a new video.


Read on to learn more and to see what he has to say.


Guest post by Ian Bromehead, Sr Product Marketing Manager, HP Software

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  • Amitabh is a Virtualization, Cloud Computing & VDI focused IT Consulting & Architecture Professional. He comes with 17 years of strong IT Infrastructure Consulting & Architecture experience with leading MNCs like Microsoft, HP. He has designed & implemented several mid. to large scale IT Infrastructure Projects involving technologies from VMware, HP, Microsoft, Citrix, Linux. He is also an Independent Product/Technology Evangelist around Virtualization & Cloud Computing in the Asia Pacific region. His Blog: http://Amitabh-vWorld.Com generates lot of interest among the VMware & VDI community. His visionary articles on Cloud & VDI were extremely well appreciated around the world and received immense re-twitts.
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  • I've been working across the HP Storage NAS and SAN portfolio since 2006. Currently, I’m focusing on Software-Defined Storage marketing.
  • Ken is responsible for worldwide marketing of HP’s virtualization and systems management products. His experience includes over 20 years in marketing, product management and business development. In addition to IT management software, Ken's background includes enterprise storage and systems with Hitachi Data Systems and Fujtsu.
  • Pranesh Ramachandran is a Software Engineer working in HP Software’s System Management & Virtualization Monitoring products’ team. He has experience of more than 7 years in this product line.
  • Ramkumar Devanathan (twitter: @rdevanathan) works in the IOM-Customer Assist Team (CAT) providing technical assistance to HP Software pre-sales and support teams with Operations Management products including vPV, SHO, VISPI. He has experience of more than 12 years in this product line, working in various roles ranging from developer to product architect.
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