Gartner Research

Utilizing Hybrid Architectures for Cloud Computing

Published: 10 November 2017

ID: G00342752

Analyst(s): Alan Waite

Summary

Technical professionals must design for a hybrid world, where applications and data reside within an interconnected mesh of public cloud services, private clouds and data centers. This research introduces four distinct hybrid architecture models and outlines the steps to hybrid IT.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • 1. Create an Application and Service Placement Framework
  • 2. List Technology Silos
  • 3. Architect the Required Integrations Between Technology Silos
    • Hybrid Infrastructure
    • Hybrid Orchestration
    • Hybrid Applications/Data
    • Hybrid IT Management
    • Hybrid IT
  • 4. Map the Journey to Hybrid IT
  • 5. Begin the Transformation

Conclusion

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