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How to integrate hybrid cloud into corporate data centers
Business use of hybrid cloud computing is evolving alongside public and private cloud options. Administrators need to know where workloads should live, how to manage the hybrid cloud and the best ways to change the distribution of workloads. Read Now
A hybrid cloud can cause management complications. Hybrid environments can be unpredictable and unspecifiable because some workloads live in the public cloud, some use on-premises, and some do both. Although the hybrid approach to cloud computing provides scalability and cost-effectiveness, the spread of hardware-based, virtualized and cloud workloads makes it hard to get all your workload management information into one interface.
This guide will help data center managers make cloud computing decisions for the enterprise, suss out the costs of a hybrid cloud environment and make smart management tool choices.
1Data center costs in a hybrid cloud model
Data centers rack up major costs; that's no secret. A hybrid cloud might be better for your budget, but that also might mean making sacrifices. Does a hybrid cloud model mean saving more or spending more?
2Cloud workload management choices for the data center
With the hybrid cloud model in the mix, new concerns arise in the world of data center management. New networking opportunities, choosing between IT infrastructure strategies, and syncing up service-level agreements (SLAs) across platforms keep cloud workloads running efficiently.
How to best support as-a-Service operations
Infrastructure, Platform and other as-a-Service offerings require flexible underlying resources that can scale up as needed. Options range from a fleet of servers to private cloud on a converged infrastructure to public cloud hosting. Read Now
Don't dilute SLAs when ramping up hybrid cloud
Applications often rely on private and public cloud resources. Don't allow the established SLA for your private cloud to fall apart when it meets a cloud service SLA. Read Now
3Hybrid cloud management tools
You've implemented hybrid cloud; so, what's next? This section covers the tools that data center managers can consider to optimize productivity. The right tools and platforms can help make hybrid cloud management transparent, eliminating frustration and confusion.
The server monitoring tool for today and the future
Most enterprises have significant on-premises infrastructure to support, as well as a growing public cloud computing infrastructure or plans to start one. So, how do you choose a server monitoring tool for both deployments? Read Now
Cross-platform, single-pane-of-glass and specialized tools
Hybrid cloud management choices vary depending on your cloud infrastructure. One enterprise's hybrid cloud setup and uses can be completely different from another's. Here are some tool categories. Read Now