As our industry speeds towards a multicloud future, I feel like I have a somewhat unique perspective having spent a good part of my career on the user side architecting, building, and operating large-scale cloud infrastructure at Google. It’s one thing to deliver products that help solve problems, but it’s another thing to be the one responsible for actually solving the problems.
If I had to reduce everything I have learned from being a customer to a single point, it’s this: wake up every day with the primary objective of making things simpler.
In our industry speed is a matter of survival. When you consider how fast competition is changing, how fast technology is changing, how fast consumption is changing – clinging to TCO as a security umbrella is a losing proposition.
Agility shows up in different ways depending on …