The multi-cloud maze: 5 principles for success

Just as virtualization revolutionized IT infrastructure, the rise of the cloud has changed the playing field again.

What we’re experiencing today is nothing less than a seismic change in the way organizations operate and evolve. But innovation can often outpace planning in this multi-cloud world, and businesses hoping to drive growth confront a host of complexities. With several major public cloud providers continuously developing and offering new services, you’ll probably be pressured to use the one that seems most attractive at the moment. And when one provider introduces a new service that better aligns with your security objectives, but another offers long-term archival storage for a fraction of the cost, you can find yourself stuck in a multi-cloud maze—with all the twists, turns, and choices that implies.