Hybrid cloud is the infrastructure of choice for enterprises that want the benefits of public cloud, while still supporting and running on-premise and private cloud workloads. According to Gartner, by 2020, 75% of organizations will have deployed a multicloud or hybrid cloud model.1 A hybrid cloud environment simplifies digital transformation by providing interoperability, workload portability, and strategic flexibility.
By keeping a few proven strategies in mind, you will increase the potential of your cloud solution. A well-planned implementation strategy will help you avoid potential pitfalls including incompatibilities, nonportable solutions, and increased IT security risks.
To make sure your enterprise is on the right path, consider the following seven areas when building your hybrid cloud strategy.