Need to define outcomes before making data centre software defined

Express Computer|March 2020

Need to define outcomes before making data centre software defined
THERE IS A NEED to clearly define the outcomes from adopting the software defined concept; a necessary mechanism to regularly review and revise the outcomes should also be built, says Manoj Gautam, VP - IT Infrastructure Service, Maruti Suzuki India
Abhishek Raval

In the new age IT, mobile, cloud era, the expectations of the functional users from IT is changing rapidly. The desire is to get services with efficiency, agility and security. In this backdrop, it’s necessary to take a step by step approach to build gradually. The IT should have two prerequisites - to become an enabler for business and it should become a service broker for both the private and public cloud services by establishing a unified operations environment and framework.

Software-defined IT infrastructure can serve the purpose of being an enabler and easing resource provisioning and management. Maruti Suzuki began its software-defined journey long back with server virtualisation. “We shall be implementing software-defined networking solutions in the near future. Storage isn’t on the cards right now but will be taken up later,” informs Manoj Gautam, VP IT Infrastructure Services, Maruti Suzuki India.

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