A little over two years ago, many Americans went home on a regular Friday evening and shared with their family that they would likely need to make some space for a temporary home office. Little did many of them know that this transition to a remote workstation would last for nearly 800 days and counting.
This fundamental change in how people work has created an entirely new cyber ecosystem that many in the IT industry have sought to empower. First came the remote desktop and teleconferencing solutions, then came the cloud and hybrid work, and now the industry is standing on the edge of the next great innovation: the multi-cloud.
As a solution, multi-cloud provides choice, speed, and control to organizations and agencies that need to deliver applications wherever they are needed. But what exactly is the multi-cloud? What do federal agencies need to know about them? What role can they play in federal IT as it adapts to new executive orders, a disparate workforce, and tightening budgets?
Government Technology Insider sought the answers to these questions and more from Trevor Patch, Enterprise Architect for Presidio Federal. Patch’s experience in the federal IT space has included work with many leading-edge products and solutions, including Dell Technologies, and has allowed him to see the evolution of the cloud firsthand.
“I know that it’s a daunting task,” Patch said about the transition to the multi-cloud and a hybrid environment, “[but] it’s imperative that organizations…quickly realize a roadmap and strategic vision to deliver on the value of the cloud.”
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