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Schneider Electric – From the very first cloud platforms located around a small handful of locations, cloud giants have since diversified their cloud deployments around the world. From Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and Australia, cloud regions for most of the top public cloud players have been established in multiple countries in the Asia Pacific region. The tethered cloud But as enterprises demand better performance in the form of speed, availability, and capacity, having more cloud regions alone is no longer enough. Cloud providers are now extending their cloud to what Steven Carlini of Schneider Electric dubbed as the "local edge" with a tethered cloud approach. The latter revolves around delivering on-premises capabilities around relatively easy basic functionality that is easy to deploy but still have decent ROI.