Gartner Research

Using Hybrid Architectures for Cloud Computing

Published: 20 August 2019

ID: G00407153

Analyst(s): Alan Waite


I&O technical professionals must design for a hybrid, multicloud world, where applications and data reside within a mesh of public cloud services, private clouds, data centers and edge locations. This research introduces four distinct hybrid architecture models and outlines the steps to hybrid IT.

Table Of Contents


  • 1. Create an Application and Service Placement Framework
  • 2. Validate List of 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. Transformation


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