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August 2019, Vol. 17, No. 11

Support for production-level hybrid cloud use cases on the rise

When it comes to the architecture IT leaders are betting on, hybrid cloud is the clear choice. In a recent Taneja Group survey of 370 end-user organizations, two-thirds of respondents indicated that hybrid cloud is their architecture for the future. For most, this vision for hybrid cloud use cases includes deploying workloads to multiple public clouds in addition to maintaining an on-premises footprint most often for core business-critical apps. The on-premises data center of tomorrow may shrink, but for an overwhelming majority of companies it will be complemented increasingly by a cloud component. The first figure below shows the overall response to the survey. Only one out of six companies favor a public cloud-only approach, while a similar percent plan to keep their workloads solely on premises. Hybrid cloud use cases expand from secondary to primary Based on Taneja's research, nearly all companies have some primary storage in one or more public clouds, with a majority of respondents having two or more clouds. AWS and Azure ...

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