Cloud computing represents the future of IT infrastructure. However, enterprises today have significant investments in existing on-premise applications. In order for the move to the cloud to be successful, it needs to be deliberate and incremental, giving consideration to architecture and process. At the same time this evolution takes place, enterprises must maintain common processes, governance and visibility across their software portfolio. This is no small challenge.
For organizations that are transitioning between private and public clouds, having a hybrid cloud strategy enables organizations to get the benefits of increased flexibility, more deployment capabilities yet control over sensitive data. Ideal for organizations who need the agility to quickly respond to new business demands, as well as free up resources for more sensitive, business critical applications and data on-premise.
Increasingly, organizations are pushing to enable a mobile workforce and to increase user productivity. This new reality puts new demands on enterprises who are developing, testing and deploying applications across these complex, hybrid environments.
Using a hybrid solution enables organizations to segment their applications and keep more sensitive data in their private data centers.
DevOps pipeline and release processes have a huge impact on your delivery success in this complex setting. Selecting a solution that can work across different tools and environments is critical to avoid potential slow downs. The best solutions make use of containers to simplify the deployment of new applications.
Using a hybrid cloud enables companies to scale compute power, it also eliminates the need to make capital expenditures to handle short-term spikes. While the public cloud was touted as a way to bring huge cost savings - the additional costs of managing data across cloud infrastructure has added to this cost.
Unlike other modern software platforms, CloudBees has more than a decade of proven experience supporting mission-critical, on-premise infrastructure for our clients who require this hosting environment to maintain security, governance and shared visibility across their SDLC. All CloudBees products can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud. Customers can build on-premise and deploy to the cloud or build cloud native solutions. Built on the same open-source ecosystem philosophy that made Jenkins the leading CI solution, our applications represent best of breed on-premise and SaaS tooling, bridging the gap between the tools in your portfolio. A hybrid cloud strategy requires that you embrace, don’t replace your entire toolchain.
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