Cloud has been discussed ad nauseum for the past several years. But how do you ensure expectations are met when moving to cloud-based services? Some argue for a multi-cloud strategy to reduce risks:
even if your cloud provider offers a 100% uptime guarantee for all the services you rely on, these services will eventually fail. You need to be prepared for when they do. While part of being prepared means having redundancy built into your cloud-based application, many times this redundancy is limited to running redundant copies of your application on separate data centers of the same cloud provider. While this is recommended – it is, after all, one of the reasons why all the large providers have multiple data centers in separate geographical locations – another possible strategy is adopting multiple cloud providers.
You can read more here: Reasons to pursue a multi-cloud strategy