Enterprises thriving in the multi-cloud era compete on speed to market. The development team is taking the cloud-native approach to launch new features faster. Companies are inspired by successful early adopters, like Netflix and eBay, but they often forget about the new challenges that come with modern application development and cloud adoption.
The cloud operating model is composed of four distinct layers, mapping to the personas and functional areas in IT. The challenges for supporting distributed applications at the networking layer are often one of the most difficult aspects. This white paper will examine the shortcomings of traditional networking approaches and introduce service discovery, a modern approach that we consider an essential part of multi-cloud service networking.