CEO Reflections - Reactions to Microsoft's Azure Outage

CEO Reflections - Reactions to Microsoft's Azure Outage - Egnyte Blog

"The outage that occurred today with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform can be crippling and cost millions if not billions of dollars, but more importantly highlights the down side of a pure cloud strategy in the enterprise. While we certainly don’t relish these moments, the downtime can be significantly mitigated if organizations were to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy. By maintaining a behind the firewall presence and syncing that to the public cloud, companies are creating an insurance policy just for these situations. At the same time they can keep downtime to a minimum and insure their employees are as productive as possible in an emergency situation like this. Hybrid cloud is the smartest path to a productive workforce for today’s enterprise."To read the full VentureBeat article, "Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform down for more than half a day," click here.

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