“Every few weeks for the past year, there’s another “are you ready for multicloud?” checklist. These specs are very thorough and often include support, devops, policy, governance, and risk considerations. Good and necessary stuff, not to mention a great management tool for scalability. But when they’re missing key strategic considerations, they may well lead to a false sense of security. After all, if we’ve attended to everything on the checklist, one could assume they must be ready, right?
The problem is that none of these multicloud worksheets address multicloud’s impact on data strategy. Multicloud is not just about the existence of more computing environments, it’s also about more places for data to hide and to remain disconnected. If we care about digital transformation at all, we have to start thinking more carefully about the impact of multicloud on data and how we manage, integration, and connect it to achieve data-driven insights.”
Read the full article by CEO Kendall Clark here.