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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud

Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
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Hybrid applications are common.


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It isn’t just infrastructure that is hybrid. “Apps are hybrid, too,” Nelson wrote. By that she means that a single app might rely on multiple programming languages, platform frameworks and, of course, cloud computing environments.

As organizations migrate to the public cloud, they sometimes find themselves with applications that rely on multiple platforms within their own data centers or on multiple platforms spread across different data centers. And app modernization efforts may lead to situations where an app is based partially on legacy code and partially on new cloud-native elements. These situations add to the overall complexity of the IT environment and make management more difficult.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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