How Much Should Enterprises Worry About Vendor Lock-In In Public Cloud?
Business 2 Community, September 7th, 2019
September 7, 2019,
Volume 258, Issue 1

One of the key drivers to a multi-cloud strategy is the fear of vendor lock-in

"'Vendor lock-in' means that a customer is dependent on a particular vendor for products and services, and unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs or operational impact. The vendor lock-in problem in cloud computing is the situation where customers are dependent (i.e. locked-in) on a single cloud service provider (CSP) technology implementation and cannot easily move to a different vendor without substantial costs or technical incompatibilities..."

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