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Hybrid Cloud Network Architecture

Published: 13 November 2013

ID: G00255755

Analyst(s): Simon Richard


A variety of hybrid cloud network architectures has emerged, and choosing the right one depends on both the use case and the cloud environment. Logically extending the corporate data center perimeter to the cloud should also be addressed and can be facilitated by SDN and network virtualization.

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Template Description

  • Public Cloud Providers
    • Cloud Edge
    • Virtual Private Clouds
    • Cloud Marketplace
  • Transport
    • Internet
    • Corporate WAN
    • Colocation Hub
  • Corporate Data Center
    • Data Center Edge
    • Cloud Management Platform
    • Data Center Network Extension

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