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The Ball is in Your Court: Evaluating Your Hybrid IT Options

The Ball is in Your Court: Evaluating Your Hybrid IT Options

No one knows what the future holds. Yet, we can make some educated guesses based on what we know today. Many in IT are in this position – the ball is in your court, and you must decide how to move forward in terms of your IT strategy.

As I talk with customers and look at trends in the industry, it’s pretty clear that public cloud is fast becoming an extension to the data center as another option for workload placement. Although both public and private cloud continue to grow in popularity, I’m seeing some dramatic changes. The IT industry is now more educated on cloud options – more discriminating and more careful about where they place their mission-critical workloads.

Rethinking public cloud

Businesses are becoming concerned about lack of control, latency/performance issues, and the spiraling cost of public cloud. I’m also hearing more stories of businesses that are leaving public cloud and moving to a hybrid IT structure, one that uses a combination of public cloud, private cloud, and traditional IT. Organizations are also starting to really scrutinize their financial risk of various deployment models for each application – comparing the OpEx model of public cloud vs. CapEx model of traditional on-premises IT or private cloud.

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