Across all industries and businesses, digital transformation is going full throttle. Companies are transforming their businesses using software to invent new products, services, and even entirely new business models. New applications and workloads are also presenting themselves and must be supported in order for organizations to innovate and compete in the digital economy.
At the same time, IT environments are getting larger and more complex as IT teams reposition themselves to support a new breed of applications alongside traditional business-critical applications. These challenges are compounded by the fact that operations teams now need to have the flexibility to run workloads in their own data centers and in the public cloud.