My latest Critical Thinking Column for Data Center Knowledge looks at how even Power could eventually be software defined.
The concept of the software-defined data center has been bandied around the industry for several years now.
Essentially it refers to the idea that all of the IT infrastructure within a facility — networking, storage, and compute — can be virtualized and software controlled.
More recently some progressive industry experts and suppliers have tried to apply the same approach to facilities infrastructure.
More at Data Center Knowledge.