The hybrid cloud has become the de facto standard operating model for IT, and with that comes a lot of benefits — and a few drawbacks and risks as well. It’s an exciting time to be in the IT industry, but it’s also a bit scary at times. The rate of change continues to increase, and the demands from the business seem to get more intense as time goes on. There are major decisions to be made, with significant consequences.
This book helps you understand the world of hybrid cloud: how to define it, how to manage it, and how its use affects an organization. Although much cloud management involves controlling costs, there’s also a lot of opportunity to be found by considering the hybrid cloud environment in a more substantial way.