IT assets being handled by systems outside of traditional data center firewalls has never been acceptable to the individuals who maintain those systems. When I first prophesied that this would happen years ago, people frequently laughed and didn’t believe me. Even then, there were obvious indications By 2027, 35% of data centre infrastructure, according to Gartner research, will be managed via a cloud-based control plane. Gartner advises CIOs to give