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ing document that must be constantly updated and shared with all stakeholders, including your cloud providers, every time a change is made. If you do not keep the documentation current and regularly share it, one team could make a change that interferes with another team's change and crash the entire system. Again, the benefit to doing this correctly is an unprecedented level of resiliency and uptime that would be almost impossible to repli‐ cate using your own datacenters. Even if you could, the cost of doing so would be daunting. Staying Abreast of Changing Public Cloud Product Offerings Many organizations are interested in deploying applications in a multicloud architecture because those organizations are maturing and eager to adopt newly available technologies. As organizations mature, they're able to take on more complex projects, and their sys‐ tems become more intricate. As your organization is maturing, so is your cloud provider. This means that there are often new services, pricing structures, and capabilities being offered by cloud providers and their competition. It is important to understand what new features are available, espe‐ cially if these new features can reduce costs. After all, cost reduction is the primary driver for moving services and applications to the cloud. It is a good idea to schedule quarterly meetings with your cloud pro‐ vider, usually with a technical account manager (TAM). The TAM will review your account and go over usage with your team. TAMs also keep you abreast of any new services that might be relevant to the organization. You might find during these meetings that it makes sense to switch some services from one provider to another to save money. Many cloud providers offer their own cost analysis tools that you can use to look for cost savings or get a projection of costs before you deploy a new service. How do you find out about new services being offered by cloud pro‐ viders that are not part of your current deployment? Most cloud providers give you the option to review services on their website, and of course, a sales team is always happy to call on you. But those 10 | Chapter 1: Why Multicloud Architecture?

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