Is “cloud everywhere” real or hype for customers? What is the nature of cloud services that are sourced on-premises? The principle of cloud everywhere is real. We live in a world today where compute and data are highly distributed from edge to cloud. In fact, the cloud everywhere notion is a natural evolution from early software-defined data center implementations, open-source community-based evolvement of IaaS, and the rise of the public cloud platforms and container platforms of today.