Hybrid Cloud

Some organisations are happy to put some IT functions into a public cloud but prefer to keep higher-risk or more bespoke functions in a private cloud or even in-house. This is a hybrid cloud solution. You don’t have to go the whole hog, for example some organisations use cloud services for archiving old data but keep operational data close.


  1. VMware kills cloud app latency with hybrid approach

    Aug 31, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Virtualisation giant says it has solved public cloud puzzle

  2. SUSE Manager now compatible with other cloud subscriptions

    Aug 13, 2015 Clare Hopping

    The company's Bring Your Own Subscription initiative breaks down the cloud boundaries

  3. Avere launches scalable NAS for Google Cloud Platform

    Aug 6, 2015 Clare Hopping

    Virtual FXT Edge filers will allow customers to move workloads and datasets to Google's Cloud Platform

  4. SAP records mega cloud growth, but profits suffer

    Jul 21, 2015 Joe Curtis

    Tech giant still has growing pains as it makes transition into cloud business

  5. Tata hooks customers up to Salesforce cloud

    Jul 20, 2015 Joe Curtis

    CRM giant is the latest partner of Tata’s IZO platform, which connects users to various cloud services


  1. What is hybrid cloud?

    Jan 21, 2015 Barry Collins

    Hybrid cloud: What is it and does it really offer the best of both private and public cloud? Read on to find out...

  2. Where next for cloud in 2015?

    Dec 31, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

    What will 2015 hold for the cloud and its users? Our experts share their thoughts and predictions

  3. How can you set up a hybrid cloud system with Amazon

    Aug 26, 2014 Rene Millman

    Rene Millman shows how it is possible to have the best of both cloud worlds

  4. End of Windows Server 2003: a perfect time to go hybrid

    Aug 5, 2014 Maggie Holland

    There's never been a better opportunity to go hybrid - time to seize the chance

  5. Managing hybrid cloud migration

    Aug 5, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

    Does moving to hybrid mean a management headache? Absolutely not

Case Studies

  1. Citygate car dealership ditches legacy telephony for cloud

    Jan 15, 2015 Rene Millman

    Volkswagen shop gets new car dealership branches up and running within 24 hours with cloud partner Node4

  2. Q&A with David Cartwright

    Jul 31, 2014 David Cartwright

    The latest member of our expert panel to sit in the editor's hot seat is David Cartwright, who reflects on a varied career

  3. Cloudhelix shows how to scale - without losing performance

    Jun 27, 2014 Rene Millman

    Scaling up SANs can cause a lack of performance, Cloudhelix found a way round the issue

  4. VMware hybrid cloud eases path to integration

    Oct 25, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

    Catalogue company Biomni adopts VCHS to improve flexibility of service offerings

  5. Action for Children moves into cloud with Rackspace

    May 8, 2013 Rene Millman

    New hybrid infrastructure helps cope with celebrity tweets and Big Data to target and increase donations