Private, public, and hybrid cloud computing are gaining popularity as companies seek efficient, cost-effective technology and compute solutions that address their needs in real time. For IT teams, the array of connections, integrations, portability issues, resource options, orchestration, and storage options have increased exponentially—as has the complexity of installing and maintaining cloud environments.
But technology alone isn’t enough. A thoughtful, strategic, and detailed approach to cloud deployment is essential for success. Determining what to keep on-site, what to put in the cloud, and how those will work seamlessly together while considering the impact on IT teams should be the top priority when creating a hybrid cloud environment. IT teams should address four essential considerations as they define their hybrid cloud strategy. Find out what they are with this checklist.