The unprecedented disruption over the last couple of years has structurally altered the composition and defining characteristics of the enterprise IT landscape. Cloud has emerged as the undisputed engine powering the notion of a future-ready Digital, Distributed Enterprise (DDE).
The DDE will be characterized by extensive usage of cloud-centric technologies and environments, ubiquitous infrastructure and workload deployment options, and highly automated IT operations as it embarks on the next stage of its digital journey.
A common cross-cloud platform that provides a common abstraction layer to automate, orchestrate and manage across the distributed, multi- and hybrid-cloud environment is key to realizing the vision of a DDE.
This IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by F5, explores three key capabilities that are key to building a DDE.