The degree of cloud migration automation will have a material impact on the rate of adoption of cloud services as service providers compete for traditional physical and virtual enterprise workloads. There is no turning back.
We are already seeing a shift -from image conversion and server migration tools to workload migration platforms- in the partner ecosystem. As partners ramp up the walls will come down and cloud adoption will accelerate in the enterprise.
For more information check out my blog on the 3 critical questions to ask your cloud migration vendor or partner.
re:Invent 2014: A Defining Moment
Hybrid cloud automation will become table stakes for all cloud service providers. This makes re:Invent 2014 an especially interesting place to be, as the cloud upshifts into the lucrative world of enterprise apps. Expect Amazon to pay more tribute to the enterprise hybrid cloud model.
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