Hybrid Cloud Challenges – Simple stuff right?

What challenges you have to face to try Hybrid Cloud Architectures. Nice post Julio!

Cloud, Simple stuff right?

All the challenges associated with on-premise cloud will exponentially increase as the IT operations staff needs to account for an extended part of the IT general environment residing in Azure/AWS/Google/RackSpace.

What issues does this present?

-Network Connectivity
-Network Security
-Access Control
-Day to Day management and operations
-Data Protection (Disaster Recovery)
-Portability of Application across different OS and VMs
-Price
-Scalability

Let’s explore each one a little further:

-Network Connectivity
A Hybrid cloud has to maintain connectivity across all assets, however in public clouds there might not be a way to extend an MPLS into and a VPN or host initiated tunnel might not scale. Clients have to change how they operate and manage higher complexity as more and different aspects need to be managed/monitored.

-Network Security
On premise, security could be centralized through proxies or single entry points. Now the security team needs to also…

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