As the public cloud has grown, IT teams have discovered the benefits of lifting and shifting existing applications to the cloud, achieving quick wins in the process. But is going all in on the public cloud the right move for your organization?
According to a recent Gartner analysis
, for most organizations, running 100% of workloads in the public cloud or on-premises is not the best option. Most organizations benefit from an optimal mix of on-premises, edge, colocation and cloud infrastructure options. By evaluating and placing each of your individual workloads in the environment it’s best suited for, businesses can expect increased governance, cost predictability, improved performance, greater security, and more.
The following are just a few considerations for why the public cloud-only solution may not be the right answer: