Day: February 28, 2020

Which multicloud architecture will win out?

You would have to be living under a rock not to notice that multicloud deployments have become the new normal, for many reasons. The core arguments I’m hearing are the notions of avoiding lock-in and picking best-of-breed cloud services.

As I’ve pointed out here before, with multicloud comes complexity and the challenge of operationalizing a complex architecture. Many enterprises can move these deployments to operations (cloudops), and others are stuck in kind of a cloud computing limbo.

The easy answer is they should have planned better, but that’s not what enterprises want to hear, and to be fair to them,

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India’s biggest telecom boss tries to woo Trump with its lack of Chinese hardware

Earlier this week, US President Donald Trump visited India for two days. During the visit, he held a meeting with the country’s top businessmen in the country’s capital.

At this roundtable, India‘s richest man and owner of the country’s biggest telecom company, — Reliance Jio — Mukesh Ambani, boasted about not using any Chinese components in his mobile network:

We’re the only network in the world that doesn’t have a single Chinese component. It doesn’t have it.

In response, Trump said, “Well, that’s good.  Good.  Put a bid in (to build a 5G network).” 

Just to give you context,

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