What is Hybrid IT Management?

Hybrid IT management is the process of placing individual workloads in optimal environments, and orchestrating operations across on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure.

Hybrid IT management definition

Hybrid IT systems combine in-house data centres with private and/or public clouds. Companies that run applications in multiple environments need to ensure that their various systems are able to work together efficiently. This is the process of hybrid IT management.

Why hybrid IT management?

In some cases, mission-critical legacy applications, data privacy regulations, or similar concerns demand that companies run at least some of their operations in on-prem data centres rather than transitioning fully to cloud-based IT. In other cases, the true costs of running applications in the cloud mean it’s less expensive to run applications on-prem. For these reasons, complex, enterprise-level businesses often need to keep at least a portion of their IT operations in-house. At the same time, moving some applications to the cloud can result in large gains in IT agility and ROI. The right strategy, paired with expert management, can help realise the best of both worlds.

HPE hybrid IT products and services

HPE's hyperconverged and composable systems allow for legacy infrastructure modernisation and consolidation, along with easy public and private cloud integration. With HPE Synergy and HPE SimpliVity, companies can create a cloud-like experience within their own data centres, enabling rapid infrastructure provisioning and self-service, ITaaS consumptions models. HPE Project New Hybrid IT Stack simplifies operations by providing a single management console for in-house and cloud-based workloads.

HPE SimpliVity

HPE SimpliVity

Streamline and enable IT operations by combining your IT infrastructure and advanced data services into a single, integrated solution.

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HPE Synergy

HPE Synergy

Compose fluid pools of physical and virtual compute, storage, and fabric resources into any configuration for any application.

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HPE Project Hybrid IT New Stack

HPE Project Hybrid IT New Stack

Enable frictionless digital transformation with a platform that allows for hybrid IT delivery from a single pane of glass.

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Resources

Article : Foundations of hybrid IT

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A successful deployment and utilisation of a Hybrid IT environment depends on an effective operations model. Get advice on how to deliver a secure environment, optimise resources and workloads, manage costs, and achieve an optimal ROI.

Article : Where should your workloads live?

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There is no one-size-fits-all deployment model for workloads in a Hybrid IT environment. You must match the workload with the appropriate destination based on specific business objectives.

eBook : Composable Infrastructure For Dummies

Composable Infrastructure for Dummies – Identify IT Challenges
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Need a crash course in composable infrastructure? Find out how the pieces fit together to simplify hybrid IT and turn your data centre into a revenue generator.