ZDNet: Top AT&T partner talks up private cloud benefits

ZDNet’s Heather Clancy talks with Jeff Kaplan, CEO of Breakthrough Technology Group, about Private Cloud and the end-user compute needs of today’s business.

Clancy notes that, “For obvious and legitimate reasons, many technology solution providers with a history in the traditional IT services world are centering their cloud integration and migration initiatives on private cloud infrastructure.

There are two big reasons: first it allows them to leverage existing expertise and skills, and second, many of their existing clients are reluctant to jump right into the public cloud. For some of those businesses, it’s simply a matter of audit requirements. Others are concerned about the lack of management visibility that they might have within a public cloud environment, still others are seeking better isolation across a shared infrastructure.”

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