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Optimized Hybrid Cloud Implementation Delivers Business Agility
Optimized Hybrid Cloud
Today more than ever, CIOs are tasked with
creating technology strategies that help
companies achieve positive business
At the same time, they must be mindful,
because new technologies or services may
introduce risks or limit future choices.
“The flexibility of hybrid private/public clouds
can help the CIO quickly respond to the needs
of line-of-business leaders and changing
market conditions, transforming IT into a
business innovation driver.”
Hybrid Cloud: Capacity Augmentation
A charity organization has
difficulties in managing its web
Without proper planning a social
media activities can bring the
Charity organization needs extra
flexibility and scalable web
Ability to scale up or down the
web tier to meet fluctuations in
“Consider how to control customers’ personal
information and infrastructure to minimize
security risks, as well as how to manage
operational processes to optimize the use of
in-house resources and customers’
“When determining the company’s hybrid
cloud strategy, the CIO should ensure that
they will have the choice and control
necessary to quickly respond to changing
business imperatives or market conditions to
ensure business agility.”
Things to consider when crafting a hybrid-
• Did I choose the cloud (or cloud provider) that best suits a
particular workload and my business requirements?
• What if my needs change?
• Do I have a contingency plan?
• Am I choosing the best public cloud provider for the right
type of cloud (i.e. SLAs) for my hybrid cloud strategy?
• If it isn’t right, then what are my options?
• Can my private cloud interact with multiple public cloud
“As CIOs consider the answers to these
questions, they have the opportunity to
maximize their choices when it comes
to their hybrid clouds.”