Data protection is one of the first applications most IT organizations will deploy across a hybrid cloud.
Thanks to rise of APIs IT organizations are crafting more modern approaches to data protection.
Network virtualization overlays will determine winner of hybrid cloud computing race.
Networking technologies are now starting to be incorporated into DevOps making it easier for DevOps and IT to work together.
Tensions between DevOps departments and IT should lessen as companies like VMware try to make their software more accessible.
Modern data centers employ IT automation to cut costs and inject agility
The IT industry has a selection of tools for deploying containers. They can use a PaaS or a CaaS based on Kubernetes, Marathon, or Docker.
Defining a set of security and compliance policies is a key first step. But enforcing security policy is not as easy.
Some organizations are starting to use SD-WANs to securely access cloud services over business-class Internet connections.
When it comes to making the business case for software-defined wide area networking), the good news is that the business case is compelling.
SD-WAN adoption is growing quickly as IT organizations become aware of the benefits of this approach to networking.
'The time has come to standardize on a common interface,' says CNCF.
VMware needs to be part of the larger container community to stay relevant with enterprises.
Currently, networking on AWS occurs at the host level, not at the container level.
Microsoft will use a new Linux toolkit developed by Docker.