Hybrid IT

Transforming Business Operations through Hybrid IT Integration

The focus on Hybrid IT integration has never been as strong as it is today. With the growth in cloud and on-premise technologies, enterprises are faced with the challenge of figuring out ways to address overarching hybrid IT challenges and create maximum impact. Using homegrown solutions & point-to-point connectivity to integrate applications lead to spaghetti coding and it can do more harm than good. The right strategy to integrate cloud and on-premise applications is a Hybrid IT integration framework. It can put you on a path to faster data exchange, accelerated time to revenue, and streamlined business operations.  


 

Integration Issues that Prevent Enterprises from Reaching Benefits 

Cloud Computing: Bridging the skills gap to hybrid IT

Grazed from CCI. Author: Editorial Staff.

Stop me if this sounds familiar: the future of enterprise infrastructure is hybrid IT. While you may also be waiting for me to tell you that water is wet and the sun is hot, the obviousness of the above statement leads to a question:
why, if hybrid IT is so clearly the future, do so many IT pros lack the requisite skills to successfully drive its migration forward?

In a recent study on the evolution of hybrid IT, it was found that only 28 percent of IT pros are certain that their IT organisations currently have adequate resources to manage a hybrid IT environment, and just 48 percent feel they have the level of support from leadership and their companies to develop the skills needed to better manage hybrid IT environments...

The hybrid IT conundrum: How to effect seamless enterprise transformation

Grazed from CloudComputingNews. Author: James Bourne.

The term ‘enterprise transformation’ is frequently heard, relating to organisational change and moving away from legacy technologies. Accenture defines it as a “fundamental shift [of] strategy, in response to major disruptions through a complete, business-driven remodelling of how a company structures itself.” But how far down the company does change go?

Antonion Piraino, chief technology officer at IT management software provider ScienceLogic, argues organisations need to assess the effects of bimodal IT at an operational level as well as at the application layer. Speaking at IP EXPO, Piraino explained the consequences of bimodal IT – the idea that organisations need two speeds of IT, one for reliability and the other for agility...

Cloud computing now the norm in a predominantly hybrid IT market

Grazed from Information-Age. Author: Chloe Green.

Cloud computing has achieved mainstream deployment in the UK according to the latest research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), with some 78% of organisations formally adopting at least one cloud-based service. The research, conducted in June 2014, polling 250 senior IT and business decision-makers, indicated a nine-point increase or 15% growth over the last research project conducted in September 2013.

This suggests an annualised growth rate of nearer 20% by the end of September 2014. Since the first research was conducted in 2010, UK Cloud adoption has grown by 61.5%. Large private enterprises are showing the highest rates of adoption at just over 80% whilst the sub 200 employee organisations are standing at around 75% and the public sector is still lagging at around 68%...