There’s a new sheriff in town and it’s called hybrid hosting. Ok, perhaps a little dramatic, but it’s being utilised by thousands of companies across the world, and for good reason. Offering flexibility, simplicity and room for ample growth – there’s really no downside.
Is it right for me?
Generally speaking, it’s right for everyone. The flexibility that hybrid hosting offers to a business is unparalleled. If you’re a company with an existing physical server infrastructure, but you’ve seen the benefits of cloud hosting, then hybrid allows you to seamlessly integrate your on-premise or colocation set up with a cloud platform, to bring flexibility, scalability and ultimately, business agility - and if the last 12 months has taught us anything, it’s the importance of business agility and continuity.
Is it easy to do?
It couldn’t be simpler – it’s actually far easier to do than a whole shift into the cloud. It can be used as a short or long-term solution to your business requirements. Cloud hosting offers you no ceiling to your technological advancement as a business, where physical hardware does. This means that you’ll be able to keep up to date with the newest tech while still utilising your existing server infrastructure. The process of moving is easy too. Teledata has assisted businesses moving to the cloud with a number of different solutions, ranging from data storage through to load bearing or compliance and environmental regulations. Interconnected cloud and colocation services delivered from our world-class Manchester data centre, provide the perfect home for your hybrid IT environment.
Is it expensive?
Hybrid hosting costs are mostly associated with the people required rather than the technology involved as in most cases, the technology already exists. Unless you were planning on upgrading your existing hardware, then the time spent creating your hybrid environment is the biggest expense, while the ongoing costs of cloud hosting are considerably lower than the ongoing upgrade of technology. There could be some licencing costs, but that’s typical of hybrid set-ups.
To speak with us about possibly taking advantage of a hybrid hosting solution, get in touch via the website or call us on 0161 4981 200.