By Jim Duffy The way some vendors see 2016 shaping up, disaggregation, hyperconvergence, container networking and consolidation of the roster of SDN players will be key touchpoints. Big Switch Networks believes two more major vendors will announce disaggregation and white box networking strategies this year. Disaggregation involves decoupling hardware and Read More… Before the rise of the application economy, IT infrastructure was a service published to the rest of the organization. The systems were configured and maintained by operations. If there was a new request, the request was made, and then executed by the operations team. The emergence of a fierce application Read More… By Jim O’Reilly Much like the advent of hypervisor virtualization, container-based virtualization requires updates to server architectures for better security alongside high performance. Recent architectural and cloud computing advances are helping put virtualization containers into production data centers. Continue to Techtarget.com to read full post>> Read More… Russ Fellows, Senior Partner & Analyst, Evaluator Group Deploying Solid-State for Virtualized Environments: Use Cases for All Flash, Hybrid and Alternative Storage Implementations This session dives into common use cases for all-flash and hybrid storage systems for virtualized environments in mid and large enterprises. Russ will focus on actual deployments, Read More… By Bill Kleyman Virtualization has fundamentally changed the way we design and deploy data centers. Moving forward, cloud and virtualization technologies are only going to continue to empower and evolve the data center ecosystem. For example, the latest AFCOM State of the Data Center report indicates that between now and Read More…