Cloud technology is a powerful tool with unmeasurable potential. Across the globe, companies are harnessing the cloud to propel their business solutions. However, there are always some companies that cannot entirely shift their solutions to the cloud.
Thanks to the hybrid cloud model, companies house some of their solutions on their on-premises servers and store the rest of them in the cloud. Most companies have adopted the hybrid cloud model, as it suits both conventional and new-age operations. Though hybrid cloud sounds enticing, many companies fail to achieve the correct hybrid cloud strategy because they overlook some crucial factors.
1) Architectural Consistency
When it comes to a hybrid cloud model, a company should realize that it will operate on two types of servers. This is one of the unique benefits of cloud technology. However, this advantage often puts various companies at a disadvantage. Productivity is often hindered by the varying system architectures of the on-premises servers and cloud.
In the long run, the company stands to experience stunted productivity growth. To avoid that, it is wise to have consistency in the infrastructure throughout the hybrid. In addition, consistent architecture reduces complexities.
2) Seamless Automation
Automation is the prophetic key to reduce errors. However, if the automation is not correctly implemented over both systems, it leads to undesired results. The company should factor in the reality that the automation will be done on disjointed systems.
Also, it would be best to make it a priority to ingrain automation in this hybrid infrastructure. It is, after all, one of the most significant assets introduced with cloud hybridization. With the reduction of errors and resources, the company can better hone its products.
3) Simplified Management
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