The rise of cloud computing , big data and demand for IT Infrastructure as a Service , combined with the need to reduce costs and scalability, has pushed data centers to the verge of next transformation . This transformation is the outcome of the pressure public cloud computing relays on IT organizations to compete with cloud providers, as well as the need to use automated processes to manage huge volumes of data. The underlying data centre , mainly the one that is software-defined , will enable business leaders to balance these realities by using automated and integrated IT processes built on open architecture for the flexible management of workloads ranging from big-data analytics to cloud services.
At the upcoming IBM InterConnect 2013 global conference, from October 9 to 11 in Singapore, Jacqueline Woods , IBM Vice President for Growth Solutions, will address the implications of these trends in detail in her exclusive session, “ A New Era of Computing: Are You "Ready Now" To Build A Smarter Enterprise? ”. The session will help data center professionals to understand the best practices and potential of disruptive technologies such as cloud, virtualization, software defined environments, big data, mobile and more to harness them to deliver business value.
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