In the era of digital transformation, old IT and office equipment can pile up quickly as organizations migrate to new technologies to innovate, drive efficiencies and enable new ways of working
"According to the World Economic Forum, today's demand for electronic devices is creating the world's fastest growing waste stream. In fact, in 2018, 48.5 million tons of e-waste was generated from migration, modernization and transformation plans - the equivalent of throwing away 800 laptops every second.
As organizations look to decommission, retire and deactivate legacy technology, they're often overlooking key security protocols in the process, putting their organizations at tremendous risk..."
SDS and SDN aren't a cure-all for infrastructure management ails. Proper implementation requires research and a suitable hardware setup. Here's a look at what this tech can do
"The evolving scope of software-defined technology seeks to abstract data center resources from the underlying hardware components," writes Stephen J. Bigelow
"It's a powerful mix of virtualization, automation and orchestration that identifies and organizes disparate resources into pools or tiers, so IT administrators can manage and provision hardware to meet all workload requirements..."