As companies become increasingly comfortable adopting cloud-based options, multi-vendor cloud environments could become the norm in many enterprises. In fact, 2016 may be the year of the blended cloud environment, according to Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and founder of HotLink. The blended environment—which could include both cloud and on-premises technology—presents challenges for those organizations who take the traditional siloed approach to IT service management, however.
We talked to LeBlanc (the former founder of VMWare-acquired FastScale Technology, about how IT shops can maintain flexibility and agility when managing multiple cloud deployments.
CIO.com: What’s driving the push toward the blended cloud environment in corporate IT?