Software-Defined Everything: Friend or Foe?
It’s been about a month since VMworld and I’ve finally had the chance to reflect on some of the more interesting things that I observed while in San Francisco. Aside from observing and learning more about a ton of up-and-coming and exciting vendors, I also had some time to check out what’s new in regards to VMware’s vision for “Software-Defined Data Center.”
It’s clear that VMware wants to extend its reach as far as it can beyond traditional server virtualization and NSX is a perfect example of this. VMware is hoping that NSX delivers for networking the capabilities ESX already provides for compute and storage: Create, save, delete and restore virtual networks on demand, without reconfiguring your physical network.
Of course, this is just one example. Another major announcement from VMworld was the idea of Cross-Cloud vMotion. It’s based on the same technology many of us are already used to with vSphere vMotion, allowing users to seamlessly migrate running virtual…
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