Business management systems have advanced at an impressive rate and most organizations have found success with a variety of solutions. However, over time, the infrastructure that was once working becomes misaligned with business practices, impeding productivity and ultimately hampering growth. A hybrid cloud offers a simple, yet innovative solution for moving forward with a technology strategy that will support your enterprise for years to come.
Start your hybrid cloud computing journey by understanding the answers to these key questions:
1. What is Hybrid Cloud?
You can spread workloads and data across a variety of platforms including on-premises infrastructure or a public, private and hosted cloud environment. The cloud provides access to cutting-edge technology and an efficient, cost-effective way to add or change applications and move and protect data. This flexibility offers room to make changes and scale systems in alignment with business changes.
2. How does a Hybrid Cloud Strengthen Security?
Cloud providers offer a higher level of security than most small and mid-sized businesses can manage on their own. A trusted cloud provider can also offer guidance with best practices and other security standards that will further reduce the risk for data breaches.
3. What are the Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud Model?
The cloud offers cost savings by avoiding infrastructure upgrades, time savings by reducing IT maintenance and improved productivity by giving employees efficient access to data even from remote locations.
With cloud computing, your business can make necessary system upgrades without the costly, time-consuming update of on-premises infrastructure or applications every few years.
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