Hybrid Cloud

The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

The Fundamentals: Examples of Hybrid Cloud Deployment Models

Cloud-based solutions have become the norm for companies across the globe. More specifically, a recent Forrester study indicates 88% of organizations are adopting a hybrid IT approach, and 89% acknowledge that adoption includes a dedicated hybrid cloud strategy.

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An honest debate about on-premise vs cloud-based monitoring

An honest debate about on-premise vs cloud-based monitoring

Let’s have an honest debate about on-premise versus cloud app monitoring! Application monitoring is a modern necessity for technology-based businesses across every vertical. No matter whether you’re serving end customers or enterprise clients, a complete view of your applications and operating environment will help identify any problems before they escalate into serious customer service issues.

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Preparing to Adopt the Cloud: A 10-Step Cloud Migration Checklist

Preparing to Adopt the Cloud: A 10-Step Cloud Migration Checklist

Having been involved in cloud computing for more than a decade, I’ve heard from many IT executives working to move key enterprise applications to the public cloud. In several cases, their teams have struggled or had only limited success in their cloud migrations. But they never gave up and they used the lessons they learned to improve their results in subsequent attempts.

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3 common mistakes companies make when adopting cloud

3 common mistakes companies make when adopting cloud

Cloud computing is mainstream. That’s a fact.

Chances are if your company isn’t already extensively using the cloud, it is planning on doing so in the very near future.

But be careful. There are many mistakes that companies new to the cloud make when they begin looking into cloud adoption. Here are three of the main ones.

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Multi-Tenant Cloud vs. Single-Tenant Cloud: An Important Choice

Multi-Tenant Cloud vs. Single-Tenant Cloud: An Important Choice

Whenever we discuss cloud adoption with enterprise companies curious about making the move, one of the first questions is, which is better: public cloud or private cloud? Cloud adopters want to know which approach is most likely to give them better performance, greater flexibility, stronger security, and lowest cost to operate.

While these are important requirements,  they miss a critical issue: So you want to share your cloud with others? If you’re working towards an effective cloud adoption strategy, you’d be wise to consider whether you want a multi-tenant or single-tenant cloud offering.

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Modern Software Podcast - Multi-Cloud Adoption

Modern Software Podcast - Multi-Cloud Adoption

If you still think multi-cloud is all about deliberately choosing several cloud providers to avoid vendor lock-in, you may be missing the point. That’s just one key takeaway from the latest episode of the New Relic Modern Software Podcast, which delves into the complex world of running—and monitoring—applications in multi-cloud environments.

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Five Revealing Differences In Cloud Adoption Around The World

Five Revealing Differences In Cloud Adoption Around The World

I recently went on a global tour covering eleven cities, seven countries, and three continents. During this roadshow I had the opportunity to meet in a variety of public and private forums with a broad array of companies. The common theme among all the individuals I spoke with was a desire to use the cloud within their organization, and how they could measure the effectiveness of their cloud operations.

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The 6 Levels Of Cloud Maturity

The 6 Levels Of Cloud Maturity

For many enterprises, finding success in the cloud is still a daunting challenge. Too often, organizations set overly high expectations for the benefits while underestimating the amount of work required. An unfortunate result can be a vicious cycle of blame, finger pointing, and grasping for something—anything—that could be considered a victory.

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How To Pick Multi-Cloud Vendors In The Real World

How To Pick Multi-Cloud Vendors In The Real World

This guide will help determine whether a multi-cloud environment is right for your app and offers some advice in choosing the right cloud model for you.

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Using Hybrid Clouds: Adding Data Center Capacity - Part 4

Using Hybrid Clouds: Adding Data Center Capacity - Part 4

As enterprises increasingly move to the cloud, they are discovering a wide variety of routes to get there. In a recent series of blog posts, I’ve addressed

  • Using the hybrid cloud to add data centers and capacity
  • Using the hybrid cloud to add cloud capabilities
  • Using the hybrid cloud for app migration

In fact, many companies undertake multiple, simultaneous cloud migrations, each one using a different approach—or combination of approaches—and affecting different applications and different business units with particular needs and goals. Not surprisingly, that multifaceted combination has important implications for monitoring and managing the performance of all those applications.

 

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