Many companies have virtualised parts of their data center infrastructure, such as server, storage, network and security technology. Server virtualisation is especially common in companies and public sector organisations.
Software-defined data centers will take you one step further, virtualising your entire infrastructure and providing it as a service. It detaches computing power, storage capacity, network technology, security and more from your physical hardware, controlling it via an overarching management software. This automates and drastically simplifies the management of your entire infrastructure.