Market Insight: Extend Software-Defined Infrastructure Offerings to the Edge to Provide New Benefits

Published: 14 December 2017 ID: G00344249

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Extending software-defined infrastructure capabilities beyond the data center to the edge can create additional benefits and new opportunities for vendors. Technology product management leaders responsible for SDI offerings should develop use cases for the edge and explore opportunities with IoT.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • SDDC and SDI — Similar but Not the Same
    • The Emergence of the Edge and the Implications for SDx
    • SD-Edge and Major Challenges
  • Background and Context
  • The Impact
  • Conclusion
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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