The changing needs of a modern software development team can be daunting at first glance. There's often hesitation within organizations to move from familiar, traditional software development methods to a more agile working environment.
Security and compliance requirements have only become more intense over the past few years.
With the many demands and rapid pace of change, proper automation is a necessity in large IT environments. By implementing Red Hat® CloudForms for virtual machine provisioning, General Mills provisioned 395 virtual machines in their lab, saving roughly 200 hours of work in 2015.
Moving toward the software-defined datacenter is an iterative and evolutionary process. With storage being a central part of realizing the cumulative benefits of the software-defined infrastructure overall, having robust, enterprise-class storage systems is step 1.