Tag: hybrid cloud

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Applications

Hybrid Cloud Monitoring: Take It to Twitter

September 2, 2020

If you’ve run across other articles I’ve written about hybrid cloud, you’ll notice a familiar theme: it’s an artifact of other technology decisions nobody asked for. As such, it’s left up to IT operations to figure out how to know if it’s working well, …


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Becoming Hybrid: Operating Your Cloud Environment

July 6, 2020

It’s a day for celebration! Our migration is complete, and our applications are now running in the cloud environment best suited to their needs. The rest of our application inventory, the ones not cut out for the cloud, remain on-premises where they belong. We …


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Becoming Hybrid: The Importance of Requirements

February 11, 2020

Introduction Much of the dialog surrounding cloud these days seems centered on multi-cloud. Multi-cloud this, multi-cloud that—have we so soon forgotten about the approach that addresses the broadest set of needs for businesses beginning their transition from the traditional data center? Friends, I’m talking …


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Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!

November 13, 2019

We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …


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3 Reasons to Choose a Hybrid Cloud

June 26, 2019

The hybrid cloud makes everything better. It’s helping drive down costs, it’s making the software we use to run our data centers easier, and it’s pushing innovation. The public cloud has stolen the headlines for years, and for good reasons. A lot of exciting …



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Getting the On-Prem Part of Hybrid Cloud Right

March 20, 2019

In my previous articles, I’ve looked at the challenges and decisions people face when undertaking digital transformation and transitioning to a hybrid cloud model of IT operation. Whether it’s using public cloud infrastructure or changing operations to leverage containers and microservices, we all know …


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Readiness Actions Before Cloud Migration

March 14, 2019

Migration to the cloud is just like a house move. The amount of preparation done before the move determines how smoothly the move goes. Similarly, there are many technical and non-technical actions that can be taken to make a move to the cloud successful …


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Networks

Real World Experiences of Hybrid IT – Part 4

March 1, 2019

Welcome back to this series of blogs on my real-world experiences of hybrid IT. If you’re just joining us, you can find previous posts here, here, and here. So far, I’ve covered a brief introduction to the series, public cloud costing and experiences, and …


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Applications

To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

February 11, 2019

There’s a question I’m sure is keeping some IT managers and CTOs up at night. How do you know when it’s right to move a workload to the cloud? And when you finally make the decision to migrate, how do you choose the best location for …


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