Over the last several years, the cloud has taken over the enterprise IT and made enterprise computing much brighter. Rewind 10 years and the cloud was a relatively foreign concept in companies across industries, sizes, and revenues. The digital transformation wouldn’t be made possible without the invention of cloud. A large amount of enterprises entered the cloud market by building their own private cloud networks, while some of the Tech giants launched into cloud with a public cloud offering. Today, many organizations have started to blend both private and public cloud to create a hybrid cloud solution.

Hybrid clouds exploit the control and security of a private cloud, along with the flexibility and low cost of public cloud offerings. Together they form a powerful solution to meet the increased demands that every department of a business places on IT. Here are some benefits to implementing a hybrid cloud solution:

  • Cost savings – pay only when you need it
  • Improved security – service-provider environments suffer from less attacks than on-premise users
  • Enhanced organizational agility – fewer outages and less downtime. Also buys an organization time when developing and testing new applications
  • Mobile friendly – greater accessibility to business-critical applications, anywhere at anytime

Although the benefits outweigh the negatives in most cases, building a hybrid cloud poses a number of challenges, and for this reason, it may not be the solution for every company. If you are interested in a hybrid cloud solution, give us a call today. 2W Tech is a full -service IT Consulting firm that specializes in Microsoft Azure cloud solutions. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and can help your organization access if a hybrid cloud solution is the right fit for your organization.

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