What is hybrid cloud?
Hybrid cloud gives you the best of all options – a combination of colocation, dedicated services, private clouds and even connections to public cloud that’s ideally configured for your organisation. Hybrid cloud provides all-important agility and flexibility, as you can ensure that every workload and application is in the most suitable environment. However, a potential challenge of hybrid cloud is its complexity–– managing a diverse collection of environments can be time-consuming and may require specialist knowledge and expertise. This is where the experts at Macquarie Cloud Services can help.
What is hybrid cloud suitable for?
Hybrid cloud is ideal for organisations that want to leverage the scalability and flexibility of the public cloud, while also retaining some data and workloads on-premise to cater for security or governance requirements.
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You have hundreds of applications in your business, however, it’s near impossible to find one platform that can run them all. Whilst there are many providers of hybrid cloud services, some are legacy and others cloud forward, but you don’t want five different companies running your IT infrastructure.
Macquarie Cloud Services‘ deeply interconnected hybrid cloud solutions can integrate colocation, dedicated servers, private clouds and even connections to public clouds such as AWS, Azure and or Google Cloud. Overlay our managed services to get the same award winning NPS experience in the Azure public cloud as in the LaunchTM award-winning NPS experience in the Azure public cloud as in the LaunchTM private cloud. Put your workloads on the platform where it makes sense. And we’ll help manage it all with you.
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How Hybrid Cloud Works. Simplified.
In short, using a hybrid cloud services approach means adopting the capability to blending; on-premise, public cloud, private cloud, dedicated hosting and colocation (colo). When you’ve spent time and money setting up your servers it’s comforting to know that there are solutions out there that allow you to leverage your existing set up. And we’re here to show that making your cloud more scalable or resilient doesn’t have to be a huge headache.
That’s where Macquarie’s hybrid IT or hybrid cloud comes to the discussion. We’re flexible and we can adapt to almost any configuration. We provide various bespoke solutions and hybrid IT combinations to fit your needs. So no matter your cloud needs, we keep it simple and deliver hybrid cloud solutions that make you smile.
Hybrid Cloud Deep Dive Blog Series.
One of the most overlooked but cost-effective and flexible Hybrid IT – Multi-Cloud implementations isn’t necessarily the most obvious. Whether you know it or not, you’ve more than likely been running your own cloud since the birth of virtualisation.
In our previous iteration of the Hybrid Cloud deep dive we talked about the hybrid IT use case that leverages your data centre providers cloud services product portfolio to supplement capacity and capability of your Macquarie Cloud Services (MCS) colocation footprint.
Today let’s talk about hybrid-cloud networking, something that was touched on in those articles, because there is no cloud without a network (well if there is, it’s going to be pretty secure).
Having worked with a number of our clients and prospects finding the right blend of cloud-based products and services to incorporate into the larger technology solution, the following considerations are critical.
At the end of the day there are so many choices out there as to where to host/house your virtual infrastructure/assets that there is no one-size-fits-all. The same software technology used by two different organisations may be well land on two fundamentally different infrastructure/software/platform solutions. This is where quality consulting comes into play and this isn’t based on a consultation from one person or point of view alone.
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