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Why cloud costs have become an issue, and what to do about it

The rise of the cloud is unavoidable – 70% of workloads will run there by 2021. Yet the public cloud hasn’t delivered the savings it first promised, with many companies entering into the cloud eyes closed. In the first rush (called Cloud 1.0), organisations were seduced by the potential cost savings – assuming everything could run in the cloud without recognising that different workloads have different characteristics.

Cloud 2.0 is here to correct these blunders. By adopting a more realistic and mature attitude to cloud management, companies are realising that a hybrid cloud approach is the most effective way to migrate their enterprise applications.

Join the discussion with Peter Prowse, SVP Strategic Alliances at Dimension Data; and Muneyb Minhazuddin Vice President –Solutions & Product Marketing, VMWare, as they reveal how to:
•Use a hybrid cloud approach to determine the best place to run specific workloads.
•Virtualise your data centre to drive services integration.
•Select the right hybrid architecture to extract the most business value from your data.
•Balance cloud costs, control and speed to satisfy business needs.

Speakers: Peter Prowse, SVP Strategic Alliances at Dimension Data and Muneyb Minhazuddin Vice President –Solutions & Product Marketing, VMWare
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