VMworld 2017: How One Hospital System Is Moving to HCI and SDDC
Northwestern Medicine has begun the migration to hyperconverged infrastructure as a way to better integrate multiple hospitals and medical facilities within its system and improve both services and IT management. We hear about how they are tackling this effort to embrace a software-defined data center strategy.
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Robert Pfannkuche, Infrastructure Services Team Lead, Northwestern Medicine
- With 10 hospitals, hundreds of locations and multiple data centers, Northwestern Medicine has begun migrating to HCI.
- A key element? Collaborating across different teams and coming to consensus on how to consolidate and standardize its cloud and data center strategy.
- With this initiative and the use of extensive VMware products, the medical system can easily move data and services among its data centers.