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

5 ways things go wrong with your Software-Defined Data Center adoption

SDDC teaser 2.pngThe benefits of introducing a Software-Defined Data Center implementation within your data center are extraordinary.  Unfortunately, there are 5 common challenges that SDDC instalments face.


Keep reading to find out what they are and how to overcome them.

Demystifying the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), the HP Point of View

SDDC teaser.PNGOne of the burgeoning topics in IT is the Software-Defined Data Center. I want to take this opportunity to give you the details about the HP view on the SDDC—in an easy to understand format.


Keep reading to find out why the Software-Defined Data Center is become so important and how all the levels all work together.

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.

How to define and begin implementing the Software-Defined Data Center

Source: VMworld Software-defined Data Center.jpgThe term Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) is buzzing. It is creating some of the same buzz and confusion that we witnessed in the market a few years ago when cloud was an emerging concept. Learn how the experts define SDDC and what you can begin to do to implement software-defined systems in your environment.  


Image courtesy of VMWorld 2012

The vision of Software-Defined Data Centers and your vReality

vreality1.pngThe Software-Defined Data Center could revolutionize IT, but don’t get caught up in the hype. Get practical, useful information to help you manage your virtualized reality.

Continue reading to find out HP can help you practically transition to SDDC.  

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About the Author(s)
  • 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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