What is a hybrid cloud?
Hybrid cloud is a solution that combines a private cloud, one or more public cloud services and proprietary software allowing communication between each service. A hybrid cloud strategy offers businesses greater flexibility by shifting loads between cloud computing solutions as needs and costs vary.
Hybrid cloud services are powerful because they give businesses more control over their private data. An enterprise can store sensitive data in a public cloud or in a local data center and, simultaneously, take advantage of the robust IT resources of a managed public cloud . A hybrid cloud is based on a single management console, unlike a multi-cloud strategy where administrators must manage each cloud environment separately.
The benefits of hybrid cloud
The benefits of a hybrid cloud strategy lie in the ability of this solution to provide IT managers with greater control over their data. Essentially, the hybrid model offers the company several options so that stakeholders can choose the environment that best suits each use scenario.
Most companies do not use the same level of computing power every day. In practice, a business may need to increase resources only once a year. For example, a health insurance application may need to double its computing power during the affiliation period. Rather than paying to keep these additional resources inactive for much of the year, a business can save money by expanding their private resources to a public cloud only when necessary.
A hybrid model requires far less space on site than an exclusively private model. A company can deploy a private network on site to manage its internal needs, and then expand to the private cloud when the IT resources required exceed local availability. This model benefits start-ups that cannot afford to invest in a large private data center, as well as well-established companies that need to develop their capabilities profitably.
Easynet expands its Hybrid Cloud service
According to a recent study, it turned out that companies today and yesterday are turning more and more to the “hybrid cloud”, in order to improve their business efficiency and to choose where to store their data, either on the private cloud, evening on the public. This is why Easynet has chosen to respond to these growing needs with an adapted solution.
Easynet, a major service provider in network integration, the Cloud and unified communications. With a wealth of experience, Easynet delivers exceptional solutions to companies around the world. Its service offering already includes several platforms in Europe : London, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan and Madrid.
However, as of May 19, 2015, Easynet is announcing good news to its customers, as it is expanding its offer around the world, installing platforms in Washington, Singapore and Sydney . Why extend it? The advertiser wishing to offer quality services wishes by this approach to guarantee better network performance as well as low communication latency between the servers.
The farther the data server is, the longer the response time is, which is why companies can then choose where their data is stored and where it is supported. By procuring their services, companies will then be able to access a full range of solutions corresponding to their needs. Unified communications needs a single provider to improve latency.
[…] Thanks to the growing adoption of this service, it is becoming essential to now offer low latencies, which can precisely be improved with local hosting . […] We are responding to market needs with a flexible and scalable solution with the levels of support customers are used to, said Arnaud Tayac.
Easynet stands out from other competitors in terms of integration (Cloud proposal), SLA service ( 99.9% of Easynet SLA for a single service site), automated business recovery plan, transparency (a single interface) and migration (customers can simply migrate virtual machines from one provider to another).
This extension responds to customer requests in terms of performance and efficiency as well as with the preference of a single access provider.