Google, Scale Computing partner for easier hybrid cloud deployment

Source – networkworld.com Google has partnered with Scale Computing, developer of infrastructure software for hyper-converged systems, to make it easier to deploy Google Cloud Platform as a backup for your own data center. The two companies have created a platform called Cloud Unity, which integrates Scale’s HC3 software environment with Google Compute Engine. HC3 is a cluster software product that merges server, storage and virtualization into a single appliance for easier converged infrastructure. With HC3, you can build a cluster using

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Cloud Computing Boosts Hybrid Cloud Adoption: Study

Source – cxotoday.com Cloud computing is completely changing the way enterprises see and approach IT. The shift can be traced to SaaS applications and has now found prominence in data centers with a larger focus on hybrid cloud initiatives. A latest study by Evaluator Group survey of enterprise IT administrators found that 62 percent are of the opinion that a hybrid cloud infrastructure is in their long-term future and 58 percent believe they would increase their hybrid cloud workload in 2017. John Webster,

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Cloud Computing Spurs Hybrid Architecture Adoption

Source – informationweek.com Cloud computing is transforming the way enterprises approach IT. The shift started with SaaS applications and is now rapidly sweeping through the data center with a growing focus on hybrid cloud initiatives. A recent Evaluator Group survey of enterprise IT administrators discovered that 62% believe that a hybrid cloud infrastructure is in their long-term future and 58% said they would increase their hybrid cloud workload in 2017. John Webster, an Evaluator Group senior partner, says that a hybrid cloud is

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Why have a strategy for cloud management?

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net With the general cloud hype and the widely declared corporate intent to base future business solutions on cloud technology stacks, businesses may take the view that deploying cloud solutions involves little more than accessing a vendor’s cloud portal and following a few clicks, have your virtual services deployed and ready for operations. Whilst this approach will give an enterprise a cloud-based virtual environment, what’s delivered is far from being part of a corporate information ecosystem. Businesses need to

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Why hybrid cloud is the future of enterprise IT

Source – networkworld.com As cloud computing continues to generate a huge amount of buzz and interest over its future, another phenomenon is gaining investor’s and developer’s interest with promises to upend the future of enterprise IT. Hybrid cloud tech, which has only recently come into its own, is increasingly being recognized as the cash-cow of the future. But what exactly is this tech, and is it worth all the hubbub it’s garnered? A quick look at today’s hybrid cloud tech shows that the attention it’s

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Hybrid Cloud – is it really the future of enterprise IT?

Source – itproportal.com Cloud computing continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate and plays an important role in most modern organisation’s technology strategy in one way or another. As the momentum of cloud continues, there is one question that still remains unanswered – is hybrid cloud really the future of enterprise IT? Hybrid cloud is not a new term and has been existent since the early inception of cloud computing as we know it today, but its use is often oversimplified

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Hybrid Cloud Is The Future Of Cloud Hosting?

Source – hostreview.com Many organizations have accepted the cloud as the way forward to grow their business. Organizations who are already using private or public cloud solutions have started releasing the importance of having benefits of both worlds – hybrid cloud. With the hybrid solution, they not only save costs through pay-as-you-go pricing models (public cloud), but also they get higher security for mission-critical applications (private cloud). Cloud computing has evolved excessively in recent years, but the hybrid cloud is making

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How to alleviate the networking pain in hybrid cloud deployments

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net As cloud deployments have become more complex—with hybrid cloud environments growing in number and importance—networking technologies have not kept pace with advancements in cloud computing and storage. In fact, hybrid cloud networking has become a serious pain for enterprises across industries. Fortunately, new approaches are emerging that will help IT teams better anticipate these issues, and to ultimately overcome the complexity and related project delays that currently plague them. At a technical level, one problem is that on-premises,

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4 hybrid cloud misconceptions, examined

Source – enterprisersproject.com The rise of cloud computing, like any evolutionary IT trend, has had its fair share of hype – and the attendant noise that leads to confusion and myth-making. Hybrid cloud is no exception: The hybrid approach has spawned a variety of misconceptions. We asked several cloud experts to share their perspectives on some of the key misunderstandings about hybrid cloud that persist. Here’s what they had to say: Misconception 1: Hybrid cloud means sacrificing governance and security. It has

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Best Practices To Manage Your Hybrid Cloud

Source – forbes.com We live in a choice-driven society powered by technology. Whether it’s cutting the cable cord and moving to à la carte television or ditching the concept of ownership and opting to take part in the sharing economy, people want to pick and choose what works best for their individual needs instead of relying on a single provider or product. In the case of cloud computing, a plethora of options is available to IT network teams for how they

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