Emerging Vendors 2018: Data Center Companies To Watch

Data Center Companies

IT Central

Despite the distributed nature of IT today, including the widespread move to cloud computing and the adoption of virtual and software-defined technologies, the data center remains at the heart of many businesses' IT operations.

And while vendors like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell EMC and Cisco may dominate the data center equipment market, there's plenty of room for startups offering converged and hyper-converged systems, IT management tools and other next-generation data center products.

As part of CRN's 2018 Emerging Vendors list, here are 10 hot data center companies, all founded in 2012 or later, that solution providers should be aware of.