There is an old saying, “the definition of insanity is to repeat the same thing over and over and expect a different result.” The way many enterprises are approaching the cloud, insanity would be a great way of classifying it. When we look across most enterprises, we see a collection of technologies from every era of computing. We have just about every vendor solution imaginable—often multiple versions of products from the same vendor—and a hodgepodge of architectures that makes spaghetti look organized.
Now is our chance to fix some of our sins from the past, right? Well, that is not always how many enterprises see it. Check out my latest article on the Virtualization Practice that discusses the mistakes that enterprises are making as they move to the cloud.