The IT industry loves labels, and the label du jour is "software-defined." Vendors and industry groups are slapping it on everything. There's software-defined networking, software-defined storage, the software-defined perimeter and even software-defined buildings (who knew?). If your head's spinning from the plethora of software-defined this and that, we hope this guide provides some clarity. Welcome to the wide -- and sometimes wacky -- world of software defined.
Marcia Savage is the managing editor for Network Computing, and has been covering technology for 15 years. She has written and edited for CRN and spent several years covering information security for SC Magazine and TechTarget. Marcia began her journalism career in daily ... View Full Bio