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Mohammed Abulhouf , Senior Director and GM EMEA Emerging Markets at Nutanix to help build , operate , use and govern a hybrid multicloud to support all types of applications – starting today and planning for tomorrow .”
The goal for organizations now is to make this hybrid operating model more efficient , especially when managing IT environments across the edge to the core . The growing level of diversity in cloud deployments creates enormous complexity in managing application ’ s data across cloud environments . Comprehensive tools that allow organizations to provision , move , manage , monitor and secure applications and data from a single console in a uniform manner is a growing priority for IT . Nearly all respondents say they ’ d benefit from having a single , unified control plane to manage applications and data across diverse environments .
Key findings from this year ’ s report include :
• Most organizations use more than one type of IT infrastructure and nearly all agree that having a single platform to manage them all consistently would be ideal
• Data security and management considerations drive IT infrastructure choices
• Cloud cost control ranks as a top IT management challenge
• Nearly all respondents ( 96 %) have begun using open-source Kubernetes orchestration
• Sustainability is now an IT priority
Mohammed Abulhouf , Senior Director and GM EMEA Emerging Markets , Nutanix , said : “ It is clear from the ECI survey that IT infrastructures are growing increasingly diverse . Adoption of the hybrid multicloud model , which constitutes a private cloud on-premises or at the edge plus multiple public cloud platforms , is expected to more than triple in the coming three years . At the same time , data is becoming a bigger driver behind IT decisions .” p
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