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Top Reasons Why A Hybrid Cloud Is Better

With the frequent innovations and rapidly growing competition within the industry, there has been a considerable pressure which is pushing the organizations to increase their efforts to achieve maximum customer satisfaction as well as continued financial growth. Earlier by digitizing the business the companies used to try getting an edge over the customers however it doesn’t seem to work for now. Nowadays the cloud services have expanded its scope of work so much that it has multiple choice of providers, platforms and various instances where they come with their own unique advantages.

Hence as working on cloud-based technologies has become imperative, it is on the individual’s or organizations’ choice that how it wants to implement the cloud model in its business processes. Hence hybrid cloud is a benefiting option and enterprises are taking advantage of the various combination of cloud instances. Over 90% of the organizations have taken up the hybrid cloud and that is the reason it imperative to gain more understanding of how the companies are going to benefit from the hybrid cloud.

The hybrid cloud creates an environment where it connects with the other neighboring computers both public and private. With this hybrid cloud technology, each instance has separate communication points even if they are integrated they still retain their individuality. This implies that they work as independent systems that prevent data disclosure from one platform to the other.

Each Hybrid model is unique in its case and is it grows to be the best fit for all the exceptional needs of the organization. So the companies can have their own infrastructure to use hybrid clouds to implement on the less- critical resources simultaneously addressing to the dynamic workloads and may even opt for a private cloud instance.

Having said all that let's discuss the Top reasons why a hybrid cloud is better for the business and customers.

Architectural Flexibility

A well-integrated cloud portfolio allows the user to place the workloads to its most appropriate place. The user can not only align the architecture for its best suitable needs but also meet its financial needs as per the contract term billing to comply with the regulator’s or investor’s expectation.

Better Technical Control

Another advantage of the Hybrid cloud is that it can enable its user to define whether multi-tendency is required or is acceptable. The user can customize its hardware as and when needed to meet any specific application or performance requirements.

Enhanced Security

Security is the most important factor in any technology. Hybrid cloud makes it easy by allowing the user to choose dedicated servers and network devices which can give the option to isolate or stop the access.

Compliance choice

A hybrid solution blending cloud and a dedicated hardware can work coherently in a better manner in the presence of proper network security. If there is a good security in place then the chances to meet the auditor’s compliance are more.

Ease of work

Handling multiple things together can be a cumbersome job. Each instance coming up with different technological priorities, pricing methodologies and different billing capabilities makes it difficult to allow the outsources technologies running smoothly. So by using a single tool that offers dual benefits of the robust portfolio and customer satisfaction can result in the great amount of reducing the stress levels.

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Jon Bristow • Edited

I disagree:

Architectural flexibility is mostly YAGNI.

Enhanced security is laughable. Having two+ security models is a good way to introduce complexity that your users will route themselves around. This is beside the fact that local data center security is most often way worse than a cloud provider’s.

Compliance choice actually speaks to this... if systems rely on the auditor checking certain boxes while you maintain letter of the law compliance, then you’re lying to yourself about how meaningful the audit is.

Ease of work is not true, either. Maintaining two stacks is a lot more complicated than maintaining and perfecting one.

EDIT: And we haven’t even started talking about being able to shift from capex to opex.