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The rising prominence of hybrid cloud in the Nordics

February 9, 2024

Joen Meier Olsen, senior manager of strategy advisers in EMEA for Apptio, says: “The hybrid cloud conversation in the Nordics focuses more on a cloud-if-it-makes-sense principle, rather than a cloud-first principle. Companies are moving to the public cloud if it makes sense from a financial or operational perspective compared to the existing setup, whereas the rest of EMEA is probably more a cloud-first approach.”

Nordic organisations were early adopters of private cloud, developing the skill set and the operational intelligence to run clouds in their own datacentres or in a co-location arrangement. But as is often the case, early adopters of one technology become laggards when faced with a subsequent innovation.

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