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Managing the Public Cloud in 2020

February 11, 2020 / Chris Hill

Forrester Research recently announced it’s annual predictions for the year. Among visions of new treasures from the cloud-native development ecosystem and high-performance computing were two predictions that resonated with me; soaring growth for the public cloud market (to a staggering $299.4 billion) and a call for better security when it comes to cloud management.
While I see both having a big part to play in 2020, I couldn’t help but notice their respective security blindspots. The public cloud is crucial for modern organizations looking to digitally transform their business, yet security in that area remains a hurdle - particularly when it comes to web applications. With that increasing reliance on the cloud comes a need for significantly better cloud management. That being said, many organizations are only now waking up to the reality that the cloud is not a recreation of their personal environments and therefore requires a wholly different skillset to manage.To...