17 Things CEO Chuck Robbins Said About Cloud, Cisco's Future Technology Bets And The Channel's Monster Infrastructure Modernization Opportunity
12. Cloud Doesn't Just Mean Public Cloud
"There is a broad array of cloud-based solutions that our customers are trying to navigate. It's not just about the public cloud. The public cloud is a very important part of it ... but there are six or seven different elements relevant to cloud that our customers are trying to deal with, and all of that has to be done in the context of the security discussion. So as we look at our cloud strategy, we actually span all of these areas. Our intent, together with you, is to be the most trusted partner for our customers as they navigate their entire cloud strategy, and that's a multi-cloud strategy, it's a hybrid cloud strategy. Gartner, IDC, many of the analysts have said that 90-plus percent of cloud deployments will be hybrid."