For those still in doubt, consider the following global figures: 62% of employees work in multiple locations, 51% of organizations cite application complexity as their primary challenge, and 52% of organizations have more than half of their corporate data outside the data center.
While this shows the hybrid enterprise is here, it also highlights the challenges faced by the IT department as the complexity of IT grows. Going hybrid adds architectural complexity and blind spots for governance, management, support and security. The added complexity exacerbates the challenges of delivering and managing internal and external cloud services and legacy apps and data.
According to Gartner, hybrid IT is transforming IT architectures and the role of IT itself. Hybrid IT is the result of combining internal and external services, usually from a combination of internal and public clouds, in support of a business outcome. But meeting business and IT goals often require more than just a hybrid or public cloud strategy. They require a comprehensive managed hybrid IT strategy.
View this recorded webinar "How to Create an Effective Hybrid IT Model While Managing the Complexity of Today’s Hybrid Enterprise", as we delve into questions and answers IT executives should be considering:
In this informative webcast, learn how enterprise IT organizations are transforming to hybrid IT to meet the needs of their internal customers by becoming a hybrid enterprise. Using real-world examples, you will discover how successful IT organizations have adopted the new IT business model as a core operating model.
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