Leveraging hybrid cloud is a goal that a majority of businesses share. In fact, it was the No. 1 priority for enterprise IT in 2016, according to RightScale. As we head into 2017, this trend shows no signs of slowing.
While 71 percent of companies have now gone hybrid in one way or another, up from 58 percent in 2015, there are still those that want to reap the cloud’s rewards but haven’t yet. Largely, those companies have a common question: why is hybrid cloud still so hard?
If your company is asking this question, don’t worry. In many ways, the path to hybrid cloud isn’t always clear. Virtually every company has a different definition of exactly what “hybrid” means. No matter how companies define it, they all have a common goal: to access data stored in the cloud and third-party services as quickly and easily as if it all lived on-premises. Working towards this goal is the first step towards utilizing the full potential of the hybrid cloud.
How do you achieve this goal? Our latest SlideShare details some key points for implementing the hybrid cloud, and specifics on how to get there. It includes four common data factors that can make or break a project, and three key steps towards ensuring your cloud project goes smoothly. Click through the slides to help make 2017 the year your company finally gets the most out of hybrid cloud.