Hybrid Clouds



Hybrid clouds offer many benefits due to combining public clouds and local IT assets when trying to reduce costs and increase performance. Hybrid clouds provide the strengths of public cloud computing with existing IT infrastructures by keeping data local and the processing of data in the cloud. The ability to mix and match resources provides a more significant amount of scalability and the ability to place specific applications on the best devices available. Local clouds offer higher compliance with security restrictions and performance requirements.
Hybrid clouds, which use a combination of local and public clouds, offer reduced deployment costs and promotes more natural workload migration. They also improve the security of their applications by using private clouds to control where their network geographically operates at, which helps data security and data custody issues. Then, data which is less sensitive can be processed through public clouds, freeing up memory and reducing the number of physical devices that are needed. Each model of cloud computing has its own strengths and weaknesses, so a combination of more than one can ensure that the advantages of each model are benefited from.

Source: Steinberg, Michael. (5 June 2017). Why the Hybrid Cloud Model is the Best of Both Worlds. Retrieved from

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