Hybrid Cloud

AWS for Enterprises — A Minimum Viable Cloud Approach


About six years ago when I talked with my senior manager at a prior company about the idea of using public cloud services to expand our technology infrastructure, he quickly expressed doubt about the value of the approach. There were several reasons for his reaction, which he revealed in the following questions: How secure is […]

Hybrid Cloud vs. Multi-cloud: What’s the Difference, and Why Does It Matter?


Although it’s been a long road, enterprise IT is finally achieving at least a general awareness of the benefits of cloud computing. While a picture of cloud is emerging in their thinking and strategic planning, the path between the “here and now” and the rosy cloud future tends to be murky. These companies’ future cloud […]

3 Tips to Create a Starring Role for Public Cloud in Your Hybrid IT


Public cloud adoption by enterprises has been growing and accelerating at an impressive rate over the last three to four years. But the growth isn’t evenly distributed. Some geographies are much further ahead than others. Industries vary in their cloud adoption, too. If you’re in a media or tech business, there’s a good chance you’ve […]

Multi-Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud: What’s the Difference?


We discuss the difference between hybrid cloud and multi-cloud. Hybrid is anything that’s not just one cloud provider, which includes multi-cloud. Multi-cloud is a strategy where some workloads are running on one cloud, some on another. One trend we see is that big enterprises are splitting workloads more and more between at least two major […]

Change Management in the Second Decade of Modern Cloud


We discuss why hybrid cloud and change management are still important for companies in the second decade of modern cloud. With the exception of some startups born in the cloud, many enterprises never accepted the fact that the cloud would replace the data center. Organizations feel this is not an “or” discussion, it’s an “and” discussion. […]