Multi-cloud networking really matters. It has evolved in short order to become a vital consideration for enterprises and organisations worldwide. In consequence, the likes of AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, as well as many other platforms, have seen tremendous growth rates on a year to year basis, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter.
“This is because these clouds have become so important for the realisation of enterprise digital transformation,” believes Brad Casemore, VP research, datacentre and Multi-cloud Networking with analyst firm IDC. “These platforms are not only destinations for workloads but are central to the redefinition of operating models for IT organisations. And all this has had a tremendous effect on the network, because we have moved from hosting applications in on-premise data centres to a distributed landscape that includes cloud and increasingly, as we move forward, edge environments.”
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