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Zen and the Art of Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud promises to allow enterprises to operate seamlessly across multiple premise and cloud environments

The term hybrid cloud is replacing cloud computing as one of the most-hyped terms of 2013 because it articulates a cloud operating model (think cloud virtualization) that most if not all enterprises will find appealing.

Hybrid cloud promises to allow enterprises to operate seamlessly across multiple premise and cloud environments as if they are all part of a cohesive, synergistic operating environment.  What server virtualization has done for hardware, cloud virtualization promises to do for clouds. I think that explains much of the interest.

Synergy is really the most powerful payoff of a hybrid cloud model, as I mentioned in hybrid cloud and the power of synergy a few days ago.  Yet very few hybrid clouds (as they are called) deliver true synergy. More coming on this topic.

That is why I enjoyed reading Zen’s hybrid cloud blog as well as Martin’s CloudVelocity Rocks blog. Both start talking about specific hybrid cloud payoffs and how CloudVelocity is different from the pack of traditional solutions. Well worth reading.

Thanks Zen and Martin for your time and interest. We thoroughly enjoyed each briefing and demonstration.

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Gregory Ness is the VP of Marketing of Vidder and has over 30 years of experience in marketing technology, B2B and consumer products and services. Prior to Vidder, he was VP of Marketing at cloud migration pioneer CloudVelox. Before CloudVelox he held marketing leadership positions at Vantage Data Centers, Infoblox (BLOX), BlueLane Technologies (VMW), Redline Networks (JNPR), IntruVert (INTC) and ShoreTel (SHOR). He has a BA from Reed College and an MA from The University of Texas at Austin. He has spoken on virtualization, networking, security and cloud computing topics at numerous conferences including CiscoLive, Interop and Future in Review.

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