Cloud-Native: What Does It Mean for Infrastructure?

As enterprise cloud migration continues, IT infrastructure has to keep up. Here’s how to ensure that your organization is up for the trip.

Ned Bellavance, director of cloud solutions for Anexinet, an IT platform developer and provider, noted that it would be extremely difficult to run a cloud-native application on a non-cloud-native infrastructure, largely due to the dynamic nature of cloud applications. “Think about traditional infrastructure management,” he said. “Even with the rise of virtualization, traditional infrastructure is full of manual processes, heterogeneous environments and static configurations.”
Trying to effectively run a cloud-native application on a traditional foundation is a recipe for failure, Bellavance said. “The operators of the infrastructure will quickly become the bottleneck for the software development lifecycle, and developers will go out and provision their own resources in the public cloud to avoid the issue.”
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