Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 79 - Page 44

CIO OPINION
As the next evolutionary step , organisations have started to rearchitect their existing applications or develop new ones as cloudnative applications .
Amr Alashaal , Regional Vice President – Middle East at A10 Networks

Easy access to cloudnative applications in multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environment

To stay ahead of competition , most firms are constantly looking for ways to drive innovation with speed and agility , while maximising operational and economic efficiency . Amr Alashaal , Regional Vice President – Middle East at A10 Networks , explains how CIOs can migrate their application to the cloud and have easy access to cloud-native apps in a multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environment .

To stay ahead of competition , organisations are constantly looking for ways to drive innovation with speed and agility , while maximising operational and economic efficiency at the same time . To that end , they have been migrating their applications to multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments for quite some time . offered by cloud , such as elasticity and distributed computing , and are also difficult to maintain and scale .

Consequently , as the next evolutionary step , organisations have started to rearchitect their existing applications or develop new ones as cloudnative applications .
Initially , these applications were moved to the cloud using a “ lift-and-shift ” approach , retaining their original monolithic architecture . However , such monolithic applications are unable to fully exploit the benefits
A related aspect to deploying cloud-native applications is that of using automation to do so . Organisations deploying such applications have had success in automating the deployment of the underlying
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