One giant leap … is no way to migrate to the cloud. That’s what many companies discovered in their headlong rush to embrace the digital transformation.
The hangover from that overreach has been well documented. Like, for example, the inflexible, multiyear contracts that can sap potential savings as compute and storage needs stray from plan. Or divergent governance models, metadata retention policies and access costs that can create unwanted new data silos.
Which is why many of those companies have been looking for ways to move some data and workloads back into owned and co-located datacenters. The big three cloud providers all responded with new releases: AWS Outposts, Google Anthos and Microsoft Azure Arc, which are hybrid cloud offerings that more closely resemble two-way thoroughfares. And ever since, they’ve been packing more services into those hybrid packages.
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