Cloud services have been reshaping the IT landscape for almost a decade. But the initial euphoria,
when companies opted for “cloud-first” strategies and migrated to public cloud services on
a huge scale, has been quickly tempered by the high costs of running predictable workloads in
the cloud. Striving to optimize their IT operations, enterprises are now turning to a hybrid cloud
model, to get the best of both their enterprise data centers and the cloud.