The downsides of a software-defined infrastructure

We’ve heard a lot of discussion around the benefits of the software defined data center. But what about potential drawbacks? How will this complexity manifest itself to IT operations and development? This article share many thought-provoking points:

Eric Hanselman, research director for networking at 451 Research in Boston, agrees that the software-defined data center (SDDC) is about improving integration, as well as about automation. The goal is to take activities that often involve physical changes and manual processes, and integrate them with other, more automated data center practices, he said. The starting point is virtualization.

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