Software-defined data center (SDDC) is a data center in which infrastructure is virtualized and delivered “as-a-service”. SDDC is combination of software-defined networking – management of traffic, software defined compute – management of workloads and software-defined storage – management of data. Traditional enterprise applications can be supported in a more flexible and cost effective manner.
In SDDC, all the components of infrastructure – compute, networking, storage, security and availability services are abstracted and delivered as an automated, policy-driven software. SDDC eliminates the IT operational siloes and complexities by enabling a programmatic approach through virtualization. SDDC provides customers the optimum performance & availability while reducing risks and costs.