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What does Multi-Cloud Really Mean?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hugo8bHYv4&list=PLAdzTan_eSPRNuA52_34wh5VTBC-0Rz7U&index=10&t=1s[/embed] Check out: VMware’s multi-cloud toolkit for Kubernetes. And here’s my answer: “Multi-cloud” mostly means, within one organization, using different types of infrastructure. Mostly simply, public and private cloud. You could say “traditional datacenter” (mainframes, AS/400s, virtualized x86…I guess?). And, you know “edge” (which is sort of an evolving concept, but real enough as a category). If we narrow down to software, though, I think of “multi-cloud” a little different. Here, think about multi-cloud as meaning you can run your apps on whatever infrastructure you need to because you have a common runtime layer and, probably, management tools.

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