Your company has decided to move its data to the cloud. Great! You know you want to go hybrid, and you aren’t alone: recent surveys indicate almost all enterprises plan to go with a hybrid cloud solution at some point. Although they want in on the cloud, very few of them have actually come up with a specific strategy, and fewer still have actually deployed a hybrid cloud hosting solution.
In 2008, Reuven Cohen started one of the first Google groups created for those who wished to discuss the cloud, named “The Cloud Computing Interoperability Forum.” People posted discussions on topics like problems with standardization and interoperability, but eventually, conversation fizzled and faded away altogether.