“Hybrid” has swiftly become another buzzword that seems to pop up everywhere when it comes to business IT infrastructure. What does it really mean, and is it something your business really needs?
Hybrid or managed services are considerably advantageous for businesses who want to explore integrating cloud solutions, but also keep on-premise systems in place. Let’s face it — most businesses need to keep an on premise solution in place due to legacy restraints, security or storage latency. Think of hybrid as having your cake and eating it too in the world of IT.
A hybrid IT infrastructure is often thought of as a strategy that works well primarily for large enterprises, but it can also be ideal for small to mid-sized businesses, too. Here’s what you’ll need to know to assess whether hybrid IT is a viable option for your business: