The Software-Defined Data Center
A New IT Architecture for a New Era
Expectations for IT to deliver applications and services at speed and scale are greater than ever. Evolve past the limitations of outmoded, hardware-centric architecture, and accelerate your business with VMware Software-Defined Data Center - a highly automated, easily managed platform that embraces all applications, for fast deployment across data centers, clouds, and mobile devices.
Achieve High Value IT Outcomes
You need to respond to new business demands quickly, without compromising agility, efficiency, control or choice. VMware Software-Defined Data Center architecture helps enterprises achieve distinct IT outcomes for greater security, availability, faster service delivery and lower cost.
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What Software-Defined Data Center Is
Fully Virtualized Infrastructure
The software-defined approach extends industry-leading
vSphere virtualization beyond compute to network and storage, making data center services as easy and inexpensive to configure and manage as virtual machines. EVO:RAIL, a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance, is a building block for SDDC, delivering compute, networking, storage and management.
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Delivered On a Flexible Mix of Private and Hybrid Clouds
Applications and services can be provisioned and run on both on-premises private clouds and secure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platforms, with seamless workload mobility across the hybrid environment. You can utilize virtually any hardware, minimizing the need for specialized infrastructure.
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Governed by a Comprehensive Cloud Management Platform
Unified, policy-driven technology automates and manages IT services across heterogeneous clouds. Unlike legacy solutions, the platform is purpose-built to orchestrate the changing dynamics of software-defined workloads.
Customer-Ready Software-Defined Data Center Solutions
Go to the developer center to learn about the newly announced Federation Software-Defined Data Center – a joint solution with best-of-breed technologies from EMC, Pivotal with RSA and VMware. Designed to meet the needs of mission critical enterprise applications, this fully integrated, engineered, tested and validated solution will help you accelerate your transition to a Software-Defined Enterprise.
What You Get
- Dramatically higher efficiency and lower costs. Virtualized IT services and automated operations management drive new levels of resource utilization and staff productivity.
- Application provisioning in minutes. Policy-based configuration lets you deliver workloads in minutes, with resource levels automatically adjusted to meet continually changing business demands.
- The right availability and security for every application. Automated business continuity and virtualization-aware security combine to provide exceptional uptime and unmatched control over resource access and placement.
- Any workload delivered anywhere. Run both new and existing applications across multiple platforms and clouds, with instant delivery to any user on any desktop or mobile device.