Haruto Sakamoto, the Chief Information Officer at a Japanese multinational imaging company, had a few challenges to contend with. His business units had a presence in 180 countries worldwide with geographically-dispersed data warehouses and business intelligence applications in various locations.
The IBM Institute for Business Value found that 85 percent of companies manage a multicloud environment. That means an overwhelming majority of businesses use a multicloud approach to enable greater flexibility and application modernization.
Some companies have found that while some clouds are a