As cloud computing becomes the preferred infrastructure choice for an exploding number of ‘cloud-first’ enterprises, many such companies are realizing that one cloud simply won’t do.
Welcome to the era of multicloud.
As its name would suggest, multicloud strategies begin with deployments in two public clouds, for example, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
However, it doesn’t take long until a multicloud initiative becomes part of a broader, more complex hybrid IT effort, comprising not only multiple public clouds, but also on-premises infrastructure, private or hosted clouds, as well as numerous SaaS offerings like Salesforce and ServiceNow.
Among this multifaceted, heterogeneous multicloud landscape, one element is the linchpin that makes the whole thing run like a top – or keel over completely.
Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, Microsoft, Riverbed Technology, ServiceNow, and ThousandEyes are Intellyx customers. None of the other organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. Image credit: Keenan Pepper.