As enterprises increase their leverage of hybrid cloud architectures, the level of complexity also increases. Enterprises considering a cloud migration must choose among multiple service and deployment models, decide which workloads are best suited to the cloud, and assure that their chosen cloud model provides enterprise-level connectivity, security, compliance and service-level agreements.
Here are some of the matters you need to keep in mind:
From infrastructure and app modernization, to integrating all elements of the IT stack, there are obviously multiple parameters for a successful implementation. Enterprises often find themselves having to make a choice between productivity and portability, depending upon whether they choose a by-design or by-accident approach to hybrid.
What to do then? Start by asking yourself some key questions before you embark on your organization’s hybrid cloud journey, questions that will help you navigate as you proceed:
Answering these questions will you build the hybrid cloud infrastructure you need to ensure you don’t suffer from digital disruption, but rather drive it.
If you'd like to learn more about hybrid cloud, check out these previous blogposts: Mainframes: A Legacy To Discard Or A Key Asset For Core Modernization?, Core Pillars in Your Hybrid Cloud Migration Roadmap, and Forrester’s 4 Questions to Ask Before Adopting Hybrid Cloud.