Cloud – why hybrid?
Two-thirds of organizations that blend traditional and cloud infrastructures are already gaining advantage from their hybrid environments. However, leaders among them use hybrid cloud to power their digital transformation, going beyond cost reduction and productivity gains. What’s more, these leaders are using hybrid cloud to springboard to next generation initiatives such as Internet of Things and cognitive computing. You have the capability to use the right type of cloud service to support the right workloads at the right time. The benefit of the hybrid cloud is that it can be used to provide a set of well‐managed services. These services include the capability to use self‐service infrastructure services that can provide the scalability that you need for unanticipated opportunities. In addition, a hybrid cloud provides a continuous delivery platform for building, deploying and managing applications. IBM offers a spectrum of solutions to fulfill your company’s business needs – from 100% private to 100% public. Based on our experience and recommendation you can decide which level of cloud adoption is a best fit for you.
In today’s digital economy, executives report that aligning IT with business imperatives is a challenge. Plus, newer technologies are driving fundamental changes in how people interact with organizations. IDC analyst report discusses three fundamental areas where buyers are looking to utilize managed services to support a shift to hybrid IT.
Business executives repeatedly indicate that the top business imperatives for enterprises are centered on financial performance metrics that involve optimizing profits, growing revenue, and driving down costs. Closely linked to these imperatives is enterprise focus on ensuring customer satisfaction and market penetration.