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IDC's Worldwide Software-Defined Infrastructure Taxononmy

Figure: Software-Defined Infrastructure Primary Segments

Software-Defined Infrastructure Taxonomy Changes for 2020

Taxonomy Overview

Definitions

Software Platforms

Software-Defined Compute

Figure: Software-Defined Compute Functional Markets

Software-Defined Storage

Figure: Software-Defined Storage Functional Markets

Software-Defined Storage-Controller Software

Data Protection and Replication

Storage Infrastructure and Management

Ancillary Infrastructure Software

Figure: Ancillary Infrastructure Software Functional Markets

IT Operations Management

IT Automation and Configuration Management

IT Service Management

Delivery Model

Appliance

Software Only

Cloud (Service Based)

Infrastructure Model

Discrete/Standalone

Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Disaggregated and Composable Infrastructure

Figure: Architecture of Disaggregated Systems

Architecture

Figure: Scale Up Versus Scale Out

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Software-Defined Networking

Figure: Software-Defined Networking Functional Markets

Network Infrastructure Management

Security Functions

Networking Systems

Synopsis

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