The exterior of the DataBank SLC5 data center on the company’s Granite Point campus in Bluffdale, Utah. (Image: database)
Last week we did a Special report Virtual networking series. This week we’re looking at why the future of IT infrastructure is software driven.
To wean off legacy infrastructure, organizations need to virtualize as much as possible.
Virtualization technology enables business agility by separating the physical infrastructure from the applications that use it. This creates the basis for a software-defined infrastructure in which hardware is treated as a single virtual pool that can be managed almost entirely in software and thus automation …