Kubermatic News for July 2021

“You’re crazy if you don’t start in the cloud; you’re crazy if you stay on it.” The recent article The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox by Andreesen Horowitz sums up the paradox of the cloud quite well: While cloud is cheaper and better early on, it loses a good deal of its cost/benefit ratio as a company evolves and scales, by “locking up hundreds of billions of market cap”. There’s no doubt that cloud has proven itself as the go-to platform to optimize for innovation, agility, and growth. It’s very business critical, however, to consider its long term implications and the broader impact on margins.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.kubermatic.com/blog/kubermatic-news-for-july-2021/