Authored on: May 05, 2014
Download As the cloud computing market continues to grow, enterprises are exploring different cloud models in search of the right balance of functionality, flexibility and investment protection. As many organizations are discovering, off-premises cloud vs. on-premises data center is not an either/or proposition. Hybrid cloud lets organizations provision, use, and manage IT resources across their on-site data center and a compatible public cloud. A new Market Pulse survey by IDG Research Services indicates that more than 50 percent of organizations are currently using hybrid cloud or in the process of moving workloads to hybrid cloud, and another 15 percent are in the planning stages.