With the advent of cloud services, IT is transforming and evolving from being traditionally data center-centric to data-centric. The data center is no longer a physical location. It extends beyond the walls of the enterprise, to the cloud, and the edge where the majority of data is being generated.
Enterprises today are embracing the value of leveraging services from multiple cloud providers as part of a hybrid and multi-cloud strategy. This vision and state of operation to move applications and data to public-cloud platforms comes with a set of challenges from technology, operational management, security, and financial issues.