Reading Time: 2 minutes In VMware strategy, Cloud Management is the control plane for the Software-Defined Data Center and the Hybrid Cloud and, of course, is one strategical aspect for both pillars. The next step in the VMware cloud management evolution must addressing evolving needs of SDDC and Hybrid Cloud customers: Deliver cloud services with the cost and agility their consumers expect from cloud Enable converging of IT Silos (Storage, Network, App MW, Security, Ops) Deliver unified management across Private, Public and Hybrid with flexible consumption models