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October 2016

CW500: A roadmap to software-defined everything – Morgan Stanley

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Computer Weekly’s CW500 Club heard from IT leaders plotting a roadmap to software-defined everything – this presentation was given by Rob White, executive director of the global database group at Morgan Stanley.

Table Of Contents

  • IT infrastructure has been transformed by optimising use of commodity hardware within a software-defined environment – those principles are now spreading across every area of IT, and we are moving into a world of software-defined everything.
  • IT’s dependence on hardware capability is being driven to a more dynamic and responsive platform of software functionality because of pressure from IT leaders.
  • However, similar to virtualisation, this is a move that will take time, while promising to deliver potentially significant benefits.