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Hybrid Cloud Model

Hybrid Cloud Model

Hybrid Cloud is a blend of the private and public clouds. Non-critical activities are performed via public cloud and essential activities are performed via private cloud.

  • Hybrid cloud is a combination of public and private clouds.
    Hybrid cloud = public cloud + private cloud
  • The main objective of combining these (Public and Private) clouds is to create a unified, automated, and well-managed computing environment.
  • In the Hybrid cloud, the public cloud performs non-critical activities, and the private cloud performs critical activities.
  • Mainly, a hybrid cloud is used in finance, healthcare, and Universities.
  • The best hybrid cloud provider companies are Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, and NetApp.

Advantages of Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid Cloud comes with the following benefits-

Due to the public cloud it provides flexible resources and because of the private cloud it secures resources.

It costs less for hybrid cloud than for private cloud. It helps organizations save on infrastructure as well as on application support costs.

It offers public as well as private cloud features. A hybrid cloud is capable of adapting to the space, memory and system requirements that each company needs.

Hybrid cloud is safer, since the private cloud conducts essential activities.

Hybrid cloud provides the companies with an excellent way to manage the risk.

  1. Flexible and secure
  2. Cost effective
  3. Cost efficient
  4. Security
  5. Risk Management

Disadvantages of Hybrid Cloud

Networking in the Hybrid Cloud is complicated owing to both the private and public cloud.

Compatibility with the network is the main problem with a hybrid cloud. A private cloud controls the company with dual-level infrastructure, and a public cloud does not, so there's a possibility they run in separate stacks.

The service's reliability depends on cloud service providers.

  1. Networking Issues
  2. Compatibility with Infrastructure
  3. Reliability