Automating the provisioning of Virtual Machines includes using a SaaS or platform such as ServiceNow (ITSM), a CMDB (configuration management database), APIs, Request approval, Pricing against a catalogue per environment, usage, tracking and de-commissioning.
There are critical concepts which undergird network virtualization, and in particular market-leading products or platforms such as VMware NSX (network virtualization), including a multi-hypervisor, multi-cloud management network virtualization platform and approach. All of which are
Networking functions can be delivered via Virtual Appliances (ready‐to‐go virtual machines that run on a hypervisor). Virtual appliances are usually designed to deliver the functionality of a single network function, such as a router, a WAN accelerator,
Network virtualization is an important, though usually overlooked part of moving toward a Software Defined Data Center or SDDC. For network-connected workloads, a virtual network appears and operates like a traditional physical layer. Workloads “see” the
SDDC and Networking One important trend in Cloud Computing is the virtualization of the Data Center. A Software-Defined-Data-Center or SDDC, is an environment which provides the encapsulation of the underlying physical and network infrastructure, rendered
Moving complex 3 Tier architectures to the Cloud (re-platforming); can be complicated, especially when you have legacy middleware to worry about. Many large firms will decide that they are going to containerise all applications and
Important aspects of Storage and Compute Virtualisation There are 2 important points about storage and cloud computing: 1) The relationship between storage and cloud compute is clear. You cannot have cloud computing without storage, and
An orchestrator refers to a software system programmed with workflow rules and business logic that facilitates automated actions and integrated connectors to external software systems. Many IT organizations create scripts to automate manual tasks; however,