As we’ve seen, organizations that are able to take a hybrid approach that integrates their on-premise infrastructure with the public cloud gain a number of advantages. However, this move needs to be done correctly.
To effectively deploy a hybrid on-premise and public cloud infrastructure, organizations recommend these best practices:
Understand their current IT infrastructure
Build a strong on-premise virtualization infrastructure
Map out your public cloud needs and the required capabilities
Cloud can be easy but it’s not simply a matter of throwing servers and applications into the cloud. Some services work well in the cloud and some don’t — public cloud adds value in some areas while not in others. Take the time to understand everything that will be used in the cloud and map out those processes to ensure an effective public cloud deployment.
Look for strong integration between on-premise and cloud
Build for the future
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