How Virtualization Is Accelerating Digital Transformation

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The drive for digital transformation has transformed how IT, the development team and business managers work together. Or, put another way, digital transformation has paved the way for IT, the dev team and business to work together. There’s really no other choice, as a balance among business goals, automation, security, business continuity and an agile, software-defined infrastructure is key to getting—and staying—ahead of the competition.

Indeed, 50 percent of CEOs said they expect their industries to be substantially or unrecognizably transformed by digital, according to Gartner’s "2016 CEO Survey: The Year of Digital Tenacity." But even if a company doesn’t see itself as being digitally transformed (or, at least, not any time soon), no company can succeed in today’s economy without pushing its current digital envelope.

In any case, getting there won’t be easy, and it won’t happen overnight, especially when it comes to SMBs, which tend to have limited IT resources and budgets. That’s where channel partners come in: It’s their job to help their customers understand why there’s a need for digital transformation and to help them achieve it.

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