CIO published an article that said “the primary mission of the CIO is no longer to drive competitive advantage by balancing a cadence of enterprise-wide deployments with the ongoing maintenance of legacy infrastructure.” Instead it suggested that “the best CIOs will embrace public cloud technology, free themselves from infrastructure maintenance, and instead focus on ways to increase employee and customer engagement that drive business results.”
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“Hybrid cloud might be all the rage today, but the multi-cloud model — where IT deploys a mix of cloud services from different providers — is next in line.”
SearchCloudComputing, Multi-cloud strategies to follow hybrid cloud craze
As we journey from private to public cloud adoption, stopping at hybrid in the middle, we are now looking at the next evolution – a multi-cloud approach. Not all clouds are the same and the need for multiple clouds is a reality. So the natural next step for DevOps is to adopt a multi-cloud strategy.
The majority of enterprises are looking into the deployment of multiple clouds for both the short and long-term according to survey results reported in Cloud Tech News. The research found that: