It used to be that hybrid cloud was generally accepted to refer to some magical ability to move applications between on-premises infrastructure and the cloud, in real time and without disruption. People generally wised up, however, and gained a level of maturity that saw them realize that not only were there massive technology hurdles to delivering upon that dream, but that there weren’t significant use cases where that sort of functionality was needed.

So given that history, it is interesting to hear of a company coming out of stealth today that is promising to deliver the first “real-time hybrid cloud software that streams production workloads to and from the clouds in minutes.” While the pedant in me would grumble about the somewhat oxymoronic use of “real time” and “in minutes,” I’ll not quibble but will rather look at who this company is and what they do.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.