Is Hybrid Cloud a Cop Out?
If you asked me five years ago if I thought hybrid cloud was a cop out – a misinformed strategy for businesses that weren’t ready to transform hard enough – I probably would have said yes. I saw the allure of the cloud native narrative and didn’t understand why businesses were holding on to the past with hybrid cloud.
But then, something became crystal clear. Hybrid cloud isn’t a cop out, it is a reality. People that wanted to throw away years of foundational technology and start over were oversimplifying the situation. Cloud native presents an answer before even asking the question – something technologists can easily get swept up by in our race to the future.
Few business leaders get to start with a clean slate when it comes to technology. Most have layers of tech built up over time; hybrid cloud is a pragmatic approach to leveraging the best of each of these existing layers of enterprise technology.
Consumers vs. businesses in the world of digital transformation
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