Forrester Report: Demystifying Hybrid Solutions and Architecture

Hybrid Infrastructure Is A Strategy, Not A Solution — And It’s More Than Just Cloud.

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Why should you read this report?

Digital transformation projects have accelerated the adoption of new technologies and a multitude of cloud services. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals face exacerbated challenges associated with managing an increasingly diverse environment.

In response, vendors have saturated the market with confusing hybrid products and solutions that vary vastly in capabilities.

This October 2017 report from Forrester provides clarity about and categorization of hybrid architectures to help I&O professionals evolve operational models and select services based on their unique requirements.

Estimated reading time: 8 1/2 minutes

Figures included:

  • Fig. 1: Most Infrastructure Environments Are Hybrid
  • Fig. 2: Companies Rarely Operate Entirely In-House
  • Fig. 3: Most Companies Have Hybrid But Disagree About What That Means
  • Fig. 4: Hybrid Means Owned, Hosted, Cloud, And SaaS Working Together

Report Contents

The Concept Of Hybrid Is Old, But Complexity Is Accelerating

Characterize Hybrid Environments By Architecture, Not Solutions

Organizations Evolve To Support Hybrid Models


Consolidate Management At The Appropriate Plane

What it means

Hybrid Is Important But Comes At A Price — Be Willing To Invest

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