If you aren’t willing to adapt, you’ll die. Evolution isn’t only for species anymore. It applies to whole industries, companies, departments, and even individual careers. Legacy disaggregated infrastructure is becoming less sustainable, and IT is under assault from all directions — from the business that demands more, from providers that are often doing IT better, and even from within IT itself.
“The cloud” has become one way end‐users are seeking to empower themselves and unshackle their fortunes from IT. Unfortunately, the public cloud is fraught with its own challenges and may not always be suitable (although for some applications, it represents a perfect platform). That’s why more and more organizations are turning to enterprise cloud — which carries public cloud support and characteristics — to meet critical business needs.