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The Middle Cloud and its Impact on Hybrid Connectivity | Altitude Ep. 22

In this episode, Woody is joined by Deepika Nath, Director of Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture at Kyndryl. Deepika has a passion for using technology to create differentiated customer outcomes. In this episode, she dives into the concept of the middle cloud and its ability to bring greater flexibility to various workloads. She highlights the criticality of avoiding a one-size-fits-all strategy and instead, leveraging versatile options, exemplifying how a customized strategy carries such immense value in the cloud industry. Deepika’s LinkedIn: About Altitude and Host Woody: Timestamped Overview: 00:00 Intro 00:36 Deepika’s background & the widespread impact of cloud technology on various aspects of our lives 02:33 Hybrid cloud, the prevalence of cloud-native workloads and the challenges of developing hybrid applications 05:09 The complexities of managing hybrid cloud solutions and the need for effective, consistent management 07:17 The concept of the "middle cloud" 16:30 Alternative approaches to middle cloud 17:40 The capabilities of the middle cloud 20:37 Deepika’s thoughts on Aviatrix, achieving simplification 23:24 Why the middle cloud is important