PODCAST: Insights into Next-Generation Virtualization and Data Center Solutions for Government
With the federal government challenged to meet the mandate of closing and consolidating 40 percent of its data centers, new virtualization strategies and solutions can help meet this objective.
In the following podcast, Eric Oberhofer, Data Center Practice Director at Iron Bow discusses how new software-defined networking and storage allow data centers to be more efficient and productive through automation.
In addition, both Oberhofer and Cowles discuss the following:
- How new virtualization solutions have impacted the data center by decoupling the Operating System (OS) from the hardware
- Government agencies can maintain productivity, while not having to be dependent on hardware
- Data center administrators will be able to expand their skill sets into programming and beyond
- Government IT executives should choose technologies and platforms that can fit long-term strategic goals