Oh baby, baby, it’s a cloud world… it’s hard to get by just upon a public cloud
“Oh baby, baby, it’s a cloud world…it’s hard to get by just upon a public cloud…”
OK, so I’ve mangled Cat Stevens’ 1971 classic song, Wild World, but you get the point. It’s a cloud world out there today — with enterprise IT departments moving to the cloud in record numbers. But is it just public cloud? No, not by a long shot.
To address the needs of various workloads, enterprises are turning to hybrid IT solutions. A 2017 cloud computing trends survey found that 85% of enterprises are pursuing a multi-cloud strategy with each running workloads in an average of 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds.
Another report by 451 Research revealed that Microsoft® Azure® was the fastest growing cloud platform in 2016 with 116% growth in revenues — compared to just 55% for Amazon Web Services (AWS). So why is Azure so popular? Because it addresses security, data privacy, and data sovereignty concerns of the enterprise.
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via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.