A new day is dawning for enterprise computing, it’s called the Service-defined Enterprise. In this report, we’ll define SDE and explore why we need it. In addition, we’ll identify the challenges IT will face in moving to a Service-defined environment. This program features expert, David Angradi, Director of the Software-Defined Data Center Solutions Practice at Logicalis, US. After successfully completing this segment you should be able to: understand the nature of the Service-defined Enterprise and its impact on IT, identify best practices for SDE success, and discuss how business leaders can assist IT to work through the challenges of SDE implementation.