It’s possible to be both cloud native and cloud agnostic but getting there isn’t easy.
In this episode of IT Availability Now, Erik Krogstad, Principal Cloud Architect at Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) discusses why businesses are interested in cloud-native and cloud-agnostic workloads and actions they can take to find the right balance between the two. Listen to the full episode to learn:
- The challenges behind developing workloads that are both cloud native and cloud agnostic, and how to overcome them
- Steps to avoid vendor lock-in while still getting the most out of cloud services
- How to move workloads from one cloud to another
- How non-platform specific tools and unified governance and processes enable you to achieve a cloud-native and cloud-agnostic approach
Brian Fawcett is a Senior Manager of Global Sales Engagement at Sungard AS. With over 15 years of experience in a range of industries, he specializes in forming enterprise-wide global talent and learning development programs. Brian has enriched corporate learning culture by matching organizational vision and core values to curricula, leading to application and impact.
Erik Krogstad is the Principal Cloud Architect at Sungard AS and serves as lead for the company’s Cloud Center of Excellence. With more than 20 years in the IT industry, Erik has extensive experience in designing and transforming IT infrastructures and architectures to meet the business and IT needs of Fortune 1000 companies.