Hybrid Cloud: The Best of Both Worlds

Emma Pitzl
Managing Editor, TechChannel
There is no doubt that the pandemic accelerated the adoption of cloud technology for many businesses. The trend is set to keep accelerating. In fact, a 
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 found that the worldwide hybrid cloud market is projected to reach a value of $262.4 billion by 2027, up from $85.3 billion in 2021. That’s no surprise—the hybrid cloud model offers businesses of all sizes superior scalability, availability, security and cost-efficiency.

Neil Evans, CTO EMEA of UNICOM Global, even argues that hybrid cloud is the de facto infrastructure model in the post-pandemic landscape. After rapidly shifting to hybrid cloud environments, organizations are asking what more they can do with the cloud to improve customer experiences and support mission-critical applications.

As businesses are doing more with the cloud, Phil Buckellew, president of infrastructure modernization BU at Rocket Software, says IT leaders should focus on three key factors when developing their hybrid cloud strategy:

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Focus on business objectives.​

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Seek cost efficiency.

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Break down the silos.

Read on to learn why hybrid cloud may be the most natural way forward in today’s always-on business landscape, and how to get the most out of your hybrid cloud strategy.

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