Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Tom Prosia, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at LightEdge Solutions, explores the hybrid solution center model and what’s behind hybrid cloud environments’ popularity among today’s business leadership.
As cloud technology and its users’ needs continue to transform, hybrid cloud environments have become increasingly top of mind from the c-level down. Enterprises are looking at optimal ways for leveraging cloud technology to further their growth and innovation. While no two definitions of hybrid cloud are alike, one thing is certain: the move to cloud isn’t a matter of “if”, but “when”.
The definition of “hybrid cloud” differs amongst individuals, and can be used to describe multiple deployment scenarios. While an on-premises environment with connections to public cloud is probably the most commonly seen today, there are many emerging variations out there. Despite its variable definition, hybrid cloud deployments are growing rapidly throughout numerous models. In fact, Gartner Group recently reported that 90% of enterprises will operate some form of hybrid cloud by 2020.
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