Is it realistic to think in terms of public cloud as a single vendor scenario? As much as any organisation may want to go ‘all in’ on any one particular public cloud vendor, the reality is somewhat different. Although CIOs may dream of unified infrastructure standardized on one or two strategic vendors, the reality of enterprise infrastructure is that applications will be split between disparate public clouds, certain specialist SaaS environments, legacy on-premises resources, and in all likelihood elements of private cloud and non-cloud (mainframe, sparc, etc) as well.
Bill Mew, Cloud Strategist at UKCloud, delivers an overview of the multicloud approach. See the full article on Think Digital here.