Hybrid Cloud Computing

Sorted by:  

Data Integration in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Companies large and small often use a combination of public and private cloud services operating together in a hybrid environment. This type of hybrid environment will become the standard way companies [more…]

What is Hybrid Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing has evolved in recent years. The new world of the hybrid cloud is an environment that employs both private and public cloud services. Companies are realizing that they need many different [more…]

Service-Oriented Integration in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Companies large and small often use a combination of public and private cloud services operating together in a hybrid environment. This type of hybrid environment will become the standard way companies [more…]

What are the Requirements for Cloud Integration?

Many companies initially underestimate the challenges of integrating data across hybrid computing environments. Most of the integration issues between public and private clouds will focus on SaaS [more…]

The Characteristics of Service Orientation in Cloud Computing

Modularity, reusability, and flexibility are among the key characteristics of service orientation in cloud computing. Service orientation is a way to modularize key business services and to establish well-defined [more…]

Cataloging Services in Cloud Computing

If you want to create, use, change, or manage a business service in cloud computing, you need access to documentation — a catalog — about that service. These services may include business services that [more…]

Why Service Orientation Is Important for Cloud Computing Models

Services are important for cloud computing from both an infrastructure and an application perspective. When you have some background on how to take a service-oriented approach to designing technology systems [more…]

The Cloud Service Management Ecosystem

Your level of responsibility for managing the delivery and operation of cloud services in cloud computing depends on your role in the cloud ecosystem. Because the hybrid cloud encompasses so many different [more…]

Key Capabilities in Cloud Service Delivery Management

All the players in the cloud management ecosystem have a role to play in ensuring consistent delivery and operation of cloud services. The cloud provider has primary responsibility for the management functions [more…]

How Virtualization Complicates Managing a Hybrid Cloud

A significant challenge in managing hybrid clouds in cloud computing is the need to coordinate the management of both virtual and physical environments. [more…]

Coordination between IT and Cloud Provider Service Desks

In a cloud computing environment, you must effectively manage the coordination needed between your enterprise IT and cloud provider service desks. Your internal customers need to trust that IT services [more…]

Building Your Hybrid Cloud Service Management Plan

An important requirement for hybrid cloud service management is putting a plan in place, which involves understanding what cloud services you are introducing into your company and how they need to interact [more…]

What Is Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) in Cloud Computing?

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the most straightforward of the four models for delivering cloud services. IaaS is the virtual delivery of computing resources in the form of hardware, networking, [more…]

Opportunities for Using IaaS in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Organizations use IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) for a variety of needs in a hybrid cloud environment. Some companies want to leverage IaaS to quickly and economically provide additional computing [more…]

Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud and Other IaaS Service Providers

Currently, the most high-profile IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) provider in cloud computing is Amazon Web Services, with its Elastic Compute Cloud [more…]

What Is Software as a Service (SaaS) in Cloud Computing?

Companies have discovered that some organizational and economic benefits can be realized by using Software as a Service (SaaS) applications in cloud computing. They provide the opportunity to have a third-party [more…]

Multi-Tenancy and Its Benefits in a SaaS Cloud Computing Environment

In cloud computing, multi-tenancy means that a SaaS (Software as a Service) vendor provides a single version of its software for all its customers. This differs from a single-tenant [more…]

The Hybrid SaaS Ecosystem in Cloud Computing

In order to create a more feature-rich application, some SaaS (Software as a Service) vendors in a hybrid cloud computing environment have created an ecosystem [more…]

Evaluating Costs of a Hybrid Cloud Environment

In order to make a smart economic choice about running workloads in your internal data center versus implementing a public, private, or hybrid cloud environment, you need to understand some of the subtleties [more…]

Benefits of a Service-Oriented Approach in Cloud Computing

The increasing adoption of hybrid cloud environments can be directly linked to the success enterprises have made in moving to a service-oriented approach [more…]

Building Reusable, Service-Oriented Components in Cloud Computing

Building reusable service-oriented components in cloud computing can be very challenging. You need to identify which components are best suited for reuse. To accomplish this goal, you need to keep business [more…]

How SaaS Fits into Hybrid Cloud Computing

Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and services are frequently used in combination with many other cloud and on-premises models in a hybrid environment. Companies need their SaaS applications to [more…]

What Is Platform as a Service (PaaS) in Cloud Computing?

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is an abstracted and integrated cloud-based computing environment that supports the development, running, and management of applications. Application components may exist in [more…]

Exploring Types of PaaS Environments in Cloud Computing

All Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments used in cloud computing aren’t the same. Vendors approach PaaS in a number of ways. Some platforms are intrinsically tied to an environment, whereas others [more…]

The Business Benefits of PaaS in Cloud Computing

Two of the business benefits of PaaS (Platform as a Service) in cloud computing are reduced costs and increased speed of development and deployment. The potential cost savings of IaaS [more…]


Sign Up for RSS Feeds

Computers & Software

Inside Dummies.com