Beyond the Known Universe

IT specialists within schools and colleges are often in an unenviable position. They need to serve as tech emissaries to their institutions without necessarily letting on just how obtuse the IT world has become. Case in point is the matter of the so-called “hybrid cloud.” As The Financial Times reports, there’s finally some clarity around that subject. Or is there? The Oracle findings strike me as problematic – even though I believe hybrid is generally the way to go. It’s just that the term “hybrid cloud” has been stripped of any real meaning. The truth is, everything is hybrid now. It’s akin to having a conversation about breathing oxygen.

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