The Why, the What, and the How of the Software-Defined Data Center

A software-defined data center (SDDC) delivers cloud-ready infrastructure and improves the security of your data center. Osterman Research, together with McAfee and VMware, provides an overview of what an SDDC is, why it’s inevitable, and how it works.

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Learn More about Building and Securing a Software-Defined Data Center

Watch this on-demand webcast discussion about why moving to an SDDC is desirable, how it works, and what you’ll need to know as you architect an SDDC for your organization.

Richi Jennings


Michael Osterman

Osterman Research

Peter Bury

Enterprise Technology Specialist

Wade Holmes

Senior Technical Product Manager

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Additional Resources

Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky

This report looks at cloud adoption, changes in data center environments, and the challenges with visibility and control over these new architectures.

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A Guide to Private Cloud Security

This e-book provides an overview of private cloud models, including the underlying technologies that enable successful deployments.

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Three Considerations for Securing the Software Defined Data Center

Learn about the most critical considerations for securing your SDDC.

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