“As per Gartner’s report, 75% of enterprises will have a hybrid or multi-cloud model by 2020.”
One thing we all agree is that cloud has become a necessity for enterprises across the industries. Business agility and flexibility are two necessary weapons to fight against the current situation. Cloud technology is driving the incredible transformation enabling enterprises to adopt the changing business circumstances.
However, enterprises usually face the dilemma of choosing between private or public cloud services while migrating their workloads to the cloud. The solution to this problem is to go with the option that best suits your business workloads – either public, private, or hybrid cloud infrastructure.
According to the RightScale State of the Cloud Report, 2019:
- 58% of respondents preferred a hybrid cloud strategy
- 17% opted for multiple public clouds
These market reports indicate that HYBRID CLOUD is on the rise. So, let’s understand what this hybrid cloud strategy is all about.
A hybrid cloud infrastructure combines private, public cloud, and on-premises environments. This means an organization can perform tasks on the public cloud, pull the resources from the private cloud or on-premises, and upload the data in any of the clouds.
Enterprises do not need to stick with one infrastructure system (Public or Private); instead, they can choose the best as per their requirements. Depending on the requirements, enterprises can deploy some private cloud features and some of the public cloud features to avail the most out of it. Moreover, the Hybrid cloud IT infrastructure enables the enterprises to enjoy the flexibility of workloads distribution across private and public cloud infrastructure.
Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure gives your business the benefits of the lowest latency and highest security of the private cloud and the public cloud’s scalability.
The hybrid cloud model enables enterprises to put the highest security to their cloud operations and stored data. The security of the cloud data has always been one of the most critical considerations of the enterprises while deciding the cloud technology. A private cloud gives you way better security than a public cloud; therefore, having the hybrid approach ensures these two models’ benefits. Moreover, sometimes on-premises infrastructure also caters to the security need of the enterprises.
Most enterprises are adopting cloud technology just because of the cost savings. However, some studies indicate that cloud wastage is rampant among enterprises because of their negligence towards the significant cloud migration and management strategy.
A hybrid approach can help you to avoid cloud wastage by utilizing all the resources deployed. Moreover, utilizing both the cloud options features will surely put the cap on the cloud cost.
According to reports, 64% of enterprises suggested cost savings as one of the significant objectives of adopting cloud technology in 2019.
The hybrid cloud is on the rise because it gives you the FREEDOM to choose your enterprise’s best IT infrastructure. You can avail of the two breeds’ best features and combined them into one cloud strategy- Hybrid Cloud Strategy.
What do you think? Does the ‘one size fit all’ approach works best? No, a customized solution is all we need because all businesses are different. Speed up your digital transformation with the hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Suraj Tripathi is a content marketing professional with 8 years of experience in the digital marketing industry. Covering the wide range of content genres, he is managing the digital content marketing of Saxon Global. He has expertise in breaking down the tech-related content to make it more readable and understandable by the non-tech audience.