Cloud technology is rumbling and drastic up gradations are making it more and more acceptable every day in the business world. Existence of cloud is ever since from the start of the internet technology, but it has not been noticed due to lack of intelligence level in human.
Presently, several cloud models exist such as private, public or community, but each of them has certain limitations and to overcome these limitations, hybrid cloud model is introduced. Due to certain exceptional features such as fault tolerance, flexibility and scalability hybrid model is going to have a wide acceptance in near future.
That is why technology analysts and executives are saying that 2014 is going to be the year of hybrid cloud. To get a picture in your mind that how it would be possible, you must be aware of hybrid cloud model.
What is the Hybrid Cloud Model?
Hybrid cloud is a composite architecture of two of more cloud models (private, community or public). Each entity in the composition remains as a unique entity, though they are bound with each to aid other models’ advantages.
In other words, you can say that if a business organization is using the technology that offers private cloud model then it would be having the benefits of only private cloud model. To enhance its business output if the organization wants to access public cloud resources too on a temporary basis for scaling purpose then it has to go for hybrid cloud model.
So, it is clear that hybrid model increases the deployment options by utilizing the cloud bursting deployment model whenever the requirement of computing power increases. Cloud bursting deployment model enables any application to ‘burst’ or spread to a public cloud from a private cloud or data center if there is a lack of computing capacity in private cloud.
Advantages of Hybrid Cloud Deployment
Hybrid cloud model is counted as a real game changer operating model that is expected to offer great business opportunities to various companies throughout the world who are providing technology services. Most of the large business organizations are preferring hybrid cloud model as, they are well aware of its advantages. Major advantages of hybrid cloud are mentioned below.
Ability to Deploy Public and Private Cloud Model Both
Companies can get the benefits of flexible IT environments by using the hybrid cloud model. This flexible IT environment helps companies to intermix with both public and private cloud infrastructures according to their needs. Whenever, companies need to have cost-effective and less-sensitive environment they rely on public cloud model. And if they have to deal with sensitive issues then they move on to private cloud model. So, this is how the companies can get benefits from the positive features of both models.
Hybrid cloud model has totally changed the way of delivering flawless IT services, since it has emerged as a more influential, easy on the pocket and less troublesome method in comparison to traditional premise-bound, hardware-bound models. Rather than being restricted to only one model, hybrid cloud provides limitless movement in private as well as public cloud.
Overall Cost-Effective Model
Companies have to face a lot of expense if they wish to replace their old technology with a new. In this case, they have a simple way to cost-effectively replace their existing technology with a new one and getting considerable CAPEX (Capital Expenditure) and OPEX (Operating Expenses) savings with the help of hybrid model. In addition to this using local IT infrastructure by the companies would be more costly in comparison to assigning resources to instant projects as, hybrid model allows seamless scaling option.
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By Aditi Tyagi
Aditi Tyagi, Editor-in-chief at MyRealData loves to write about QuickBooks Hosting and her keyboards spend most of the time in describing how cloud hosting is changing the way accountants and other business professionals work. When she is not writing about the ‘cloud’, she spends her leisure time reading novels.