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Kubernetes and Multicloud


In the past two years, Kubernetes has claimed the lion’s share of the PaaS and CaaS markets with the promise of application probability across multicloud and hybrid cloud environments. However, in reality, multi-cluster management across multiple clouds is still maturing. This blog post explores some of the Kubernetes deployment patterns for multi-cluster applications that could […]

What Is So Complicated About Lift-and-Shift Cloud Migrations?


Has this ever happened to your organization? You have just gone through a seven-hour cloud migration, something goes wrong and the IT team has to stop the process and roll the project back. Later, you relate the experience to an engineer outside the team, and the person responds in a confused manner. “That should have […]

Cloud Vendor Lock-In Risk vs. Added Business Value


A question that pops up very often lately from enterprises considering cloud deployment models is: Will moving to one public cloud platform constitute a vendor lock-in risk? Also, would a hybrid deployment model between public clouds and on premises, or with another public cloud, reduce or mitigate this risk? To answer these questions, this article […]

Keeping Your Cloud Transformation Moving Forward


Cloud transformations are often referred to as “journeys,” with starting points and reasonably well-defined destinations. They begin with assessments, plans, foundational initiatives and workload migrations. The journeys do not officially have an endpoint, but successful ones do eventually arrive at a place where organizations fully embrace automation, and follow a right mix approach, where cloud […]

Cloud Native Questionnaire


Read: Developing Your Own ‘Cloud Native Manifesto’ Business How critical is the application to your business? How frequently does it change? Who are your customers? Internal or external? Visual or transactional use of the system? What are the non-functional requirements (e.g., SLAs)? What is the lifespan of the application? What data privacy/compliance restrictions are there? […]

Developing Your Own ‘Cloud Native Manifesto’


The term “cloud native” gets tossed around a lot these days – particularly inside organizations that are just getting started on their cloud journeys. Stakeholders, after all, want to embrace the cloud for all it has to offer. The idea that cloud could be embedded – natively – in the organization’s DNA, and extend out […]