Make the most of your multicloud environment with this checklist. Use this resource to evaluate your multicloud environment for common issues and pinpoint practical multicloud services you can leverage to eliminate complexity, streamline management and accelerate value.
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Most organizations use a multicloud strategy — that is, a cloud approach involving more than one public cloud provider. Operating in a multicloud ecosystem has several benefits, but also brings distinct challenges along the way, especially when it comes to management. That’s where multicloud services come in. This checklist will help you evaluate your multicloud ecosystem for challenges and highlight which multicloud services your organization might need.
Some applications work better on specific cloud platforms.
Certain cloud solutions may better meet required standards.
Avoiding vendor lock-in is a common risk mitigation strategy.
Distributing functions across clouds may add scale and security.
42% faster time to release applications
41% business productivity fewer hours spent on IT infrastructure
35% improvement in business productivity
Check any challenges your organization may be facing from the list below:
Multicloud application services
Route requests to deploy a service at the best-fit location per use case, standardizing service control and consumption.
Multicloud infrastructure services
Create, configure, manage and realize infrastructure resources with automation and services for visibility, optimization and compliance.
Multicloud Disaster Recovery (DR) services
Gain on-demand DR and ensure operations can resume after a disaster event with pay-when-you-need failover capacity and instant power-on capabilities.
Multicloud security services
Gain consistent cross-cloud security with centralized security operations, global policy enforcement and one interface for visibility, context and control.
Multicloud end-user services
Leverage unified endpoint management and virtual desktop solutions to provide users secure access to multiple clouds with flexibility and speed.
Multicloud data plane services
Enable application availability and data analytics services across clouds with a multicloud data plane, which supports running hybrid applications in multiple environments.
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