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Cloud repatriation rescues CIOs from mounting costs

March 26, 2020

Via: CIO

The public cloud offers the potential for better business agility, but offloading critical computing resources has a darker side. Some IT leaders are learning that running certain applications in a public cloud can cost more than doing so on-premises, leading them to rethink their strategies to instead bring those apps back in house.

It’s a lesson Ravi Naik, CIO of storage vendor Seagate, learned well. Naik quickly realized the benefits of elastic computing for business apps when he migrated to Amazon Web Services (AWS), part of a global plan to consolidate from four data centers to one.

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