Why choose between public and private clouds when you can have both? With hybrid cloud, enterprises can address workload requirements, business demands and budgetary needs
"Organizations are migrating workloads to the public cloud, as well as implementing private clouds in-house,"
notes Stephen J. Bigelow in SearchCloudComputing
"As these forms of clouds computing take hold, large and small businesses are focused on hybrid cloud to bridge the two models.
A hybrid cloud connects public and private clouds to create a single environment that offers consistency and mobility for the workloads that run on it. An enterprise can then get the best of both worlds and avoid unwanted tradeoffs, such as having to migrate traditional VM workloads to cloud instances or developing cloud-native applications tied to a specific provider's services..."