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Why you'll likely need to work with multiple cloud providers
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This chapter is included in the The benefits of a multi-cloud approach E-Book.
To achieve their cloud goals, business leaders are increasingly choosing to work with multiple cloud providers. This chapter of "Managing a Multi-Cloud Environment" looks at what's really behind this trend, and discusses why using a single cloud will usually result in disappointment. Included is a detailed itemization of both the advantages and drawbacks in the multi-cloud model as well as ideas for effectively managing a multi-cloud environment. Guidance is offered on how to assess which type of cloud service should be your primary one, and how to smartly approach application mapping and cloud cost comparison.