Thanks to x86 server virtualization and its follow-on technologies, the state-of-the-art enterprise data center looks vastly different than it did even a year ago.
The data center infrastructure at DreamWorks Imagination Studios is certainly state of the art, but it doesn't make as much use of cloud, virtualization solid-state storage technologies as one might expect. Insider (registration required)
Up until a couple of years ago, the data center network was somewhat staid. Today, however, it is anything but staid as the majority of IT organizations are trying to determine how they should evolve their data center networks to support the demands brought about by the ongoing adoption of technologies such as server virtualization.