Unifying cloud storage and the network makes data that bit less unwieldly, translating complexity into convenience. A unified cloud infrastructure, brought together through a centrally managed network, is quicker, cheaper and (most importantly) one less thing to worry about.
Linking into a globally connected network - with dedicated routes around the world - is therefore the natural next step for any organisation migrating to the cloud. Simplicity is essential when faced by the challenge of growing data volumes. By leveraging a high speed, secure and reliable network, data stored in the cloud can be accessed on demand, without the unnecessary barriers of fragmentation.
This has the potential to transform the way a business can operate, doing away with the hang-ups and bottlenecks that can make the move to the cloud a challenging experience.
Cloud storage, compute and delivery have grown up as a single infrastructure delivered by multiple vendors. The data boom should make us re-examine that. As the burden grows, simplicity will become king, mixed infrastructure isn't perfectly designed for that challenge.
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