In recent years there has been a real tendency for companies to digitize and go to cloud environments. However, this trend is no longer limited to having a cloud service contracted to a single provider. Currently, more and more companies end up opting for an option multi-cloud. You do not know what it is? In this uCloudStore post, we will explain what is multicloud and why companies are opting for this option.
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What is a multicloud?
A multi-cloud is a solution that combines cloud services from different providers (regardless of whether they are public or private) that may or may not be integrated with each other. It must be distinguished from the concept “hybrid cloud” that is limited to combining private and public environments. In the case of multicloud, it goes a step further and allows companies to have more flexibility.
How many companies are multicloud?
According to a Gartner study, 81% of companies already work with two or more clouds (whether public, private or hybrid). However, it is anticipated that 2024 the 90% of the big companies already make use of technologies multi-cloud. These data make the trend towards these technologies more than evident, and shows that in a few years few will be the companies that have a single service in the cloud. This, together with the multiple advantages it offers, makes more and more companies show interest in them.
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What advantages does multicloud have?
1. Possibility of benefiting from the advantages of each service
One of the great advantages of using different services in the cloud is the possibility of benefiting from each of its advantages. For example, in the case of Google Cloud Platform (GCP), you can add to your company unique services such as Kubernetes either firebase. Thus, it is possible to cover all the needs that a company may have.
2. Cost reduction
Another advantage of multicloud is that company costs are significantly reduced by do not need your own infrastructure. In this way, the company has its data in the cloud from various providers. In addition, some of the providers such as Google offer the possibility of contracting microservices. This allows companies pay only for the service they want and use, which generates great savings in resources that companies often do not use if they hire the entire service.
3. More security
One of the things that is sometimes discussed when using cloud services is whether it is really more secure than physical servers. In this case, the multicloud allows to maximize security since this does not depend on a single service and provider. In this way, companies can benefit from the high safety standards of the different services.
4. More scalable
Related to cost reduction, the possibility of hire only the services that a company needs depending on the workload, it allows this to be much more scalable and that the services in the cloud adapt to the 100% to the company.
5. Workload diversification
Finally, another of the great advantages offered by multicloud is the possibility of diversify the workload, so that avoiding a single team taking on a large amount of work. In addition, by diversifying work but working from a unique environment, the times are reduced and increases productivity.
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