What is Hybrid Cloud?

A hybrid cloud combines multiple distinct clouds into a unified system.

Hybrid cloud definition

Hybrid cloud combines public cloud and private cloud into a seamlessly blended infrastructure. Adding traditional IT into the mix results in a full hybrid IT model that allows companies to take advantage of the public cloud pricing, the general flexibility of cloud computing and the security of dedicated hardware.

Why hybrid cloud?

With hybrid cloud, companies can place each workload in its optimal environment, which has the effect of speeding deployments, reducing costs and allowing the right security measures to be put into place to meet compliance standards for sensitive data. Integrating public cloud with private systems allows organizations to take advantage of pay-as-you go public cloud pricing models to handle high-volume batch computing jobs and sudden traffic spikes while maintaining control and predictability with owned infrastructure.

HPE hybrid cloud solutions

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HPE Helion CloudSystem

HPE Helion CloudSystem

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Resources

Blog Post : Grounded in the Cloud

Blog Post

Learn how to quickly deliver cloud services, respond to fast-changing business conditions and get apps to market faster with HPE Helion hybrid cloud solutions.

Analyst Report : 451 Report: Critical Security and Compliance Considerations for Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Report: Security & Compliance for Hybrid Cloud
Analyst Report

The greatest barrier to cloud migrations is security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations often struggle with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments. This report details a number of steps organizations can take to move toward a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.