Solving the IT dilemma: what to do with public cloud, private cloud and on-premises?

Discover how managing multiple platforms should not be needlessly complex.

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Technology insights

Organizations that are taking their first steps with public and private cloud, usually keep a considerable part of their IT in their own datacenter. And rightly so, because not every workload is suited for every environment. That means all of these organizations are struggling to manage data and workloads on several platforms. And these platforms differ in flexibility, control and scalability. Not to mention in cost.

As workloads evolve or as data progresses through a workflow… it moves around. Data is now more mobile than ever, and managing where data goes, where it rests and how it is handled will determine your flexibility.

Don’t create two parallel universes

90% of expenses
in the cloud could be
avoided through rigorous management.*

Easier said than done. The pay-per-use model of public cloud offers fantastic scalability and flexibility, but it has also caught many organizations by surprise. Paying for what you use, also means you need to be in complete control of what you use.

In practice – and we’ve seen it over and over again – many organizations are running multiple platforms as if they were parallel universes. No integration, frustrating migrations and very little insight and flexibility. PaaS, IaaS, on-premises infrastructure… they run the risk of becoming separate silos that each require their own management.

Break free from the limitations of traditional infrastructure

So how do you prevent that from happening? How do you actually make it work? How do you bring simplicity to an environment that is complex? A hybrid-IT environment is only as strong as its management layer. It’s the glue that brings together everything. From the legacy storage that is sitting in the corner, to the VM-management of a premium public cloud platform.

“We see companies that use 6 management tools (or more) to manage all of their platforms, and no-one knows what’s happening where.”

Simplify your management first.

As of today, there are options for managing complex IT-environments. An Infrastructure Management Platform will allow you to gain flexibility, control and insight in workloads and data, across different platforms.

It’s essential in order to bridge the gap between on-premises and cloud services. This layer will span the entirety of your IT-infrastructure. From legacy server to cloud VM, everything is brought together in one simple software interface.

More control, more value.

Implementing an Infrastructure Management Platform is the key to hybrid-IT and data management in complex environments. It will allow you to simplify management, lose less time and become more flexible. That’s because the platform does more than just management. It offers crystal-clear insights that will help you optimize app performance and cost. Because when you see what you use, you know what you pay.

Want to optimize your hybrid IT?

Looking for the expertise and solutions to gain control?
System Solutions has the cloud-expertise and the datacenter solutions to make it work. With next-generation infrastructure, flexible cloud solutions and the management platforms, we deliver the architecture that will allow you to speed up, boost efficiency, reduce complexity and optimize cost.

Time to take a closer look at your network?

Don’t hesitate to contact Marc Alisez, our IT-infrastructure specialist with questions or challenges. We’re here to help.

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Marc Alisez, Solutions Expert