Integrating the Cloud: Bridges, Brokers, and Gateways
For many organizations, hybrid cloud architecture is the best way to take advantage of the benefits of public cloud computing resources without compromising on security or operational control. Hybrid cloud architectures can be enabled in several ways, each offering various degrees of operational consistency and control over the integrated environment. As adoption rates of hybrid architectures increase, solutions designed specifically to address challenges with implementation will continue to emerge. These challenges have a common theme: integration.