In the recent Rightscale survey, 74% of the respondents mentioned that they have a multi-cloud strategy and 48% of the respondents are planning for hybrid clouds. The recent trend in Cloud computing after Public and Private cloud is Hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud offers the best of Private and Public cloud in some scenarios and Enterprises seem to like that.
In this blog, I will cover the following:
- What is Hybrid cloud and Multi-cloud?
- Use cases for Hybrid cloud.
- Components of Hybrid cloud and design considerations – Cloud management, Network connectivity, Application portability
- Popular Hybrid cloud providers – Rightscale and AWS, Vmware VCHS, Cisco Intercloud, Rackspace hybrid cloud, Redhat open hybrid cloud