In analyzing cloud computing patents, we uncovered the research efforts of 5 companies envisioning a multi-cloud future. These companies look to connect and secure services from multiple cloud providers for enterprise customers.
With the growing adoption of multi-cloud strategies, startups and corporates are providing tools aimed at simplifying the relationship between various cloud providers.
These organizations are targeting different areas of the cloud computing environment — from management and orchestration to migration and security — to help businesses further reduce costs, accelerate software development, and increase operational flexibility.
Companies like New Relic, Hortonworks, Datadog, and CipherCloud are all strategically positioning themselves for a multi-cloud future, and corporates are getting ahead of the game by streamlining the multi-cloud experience.
Using our patent search engine, we looked at the research efforts of 5 publicly traded organizations envisioning a world reliant on multiple cloud providers.
Below, we highlight 5 patents granted in the last year that focus on multi-cloud environments.
(For general multi-cloud patent activity, check out our patent search directly within our platform. Besides the companies listed here, others such as Infosys, Microsoft, and Skyhigh Networks are also researching the multi-cloud computing environment.)
Patent Assignee: Cisco Systems
Date Granted: May 8, 2018
Date Filed: March 22, 2017