A hybrid cloud allows you to take advantage of dynamic workload balancing capabilities on-premises, in private clouds, and in public clouds, too. You can leave all your sensitive applications and data in-house and still access them from anywhere at any time. [...]
A recent report from TechRepublic indicated that 66% of all users expect cloud adoption to grow in businesses, with hybrid clouds leading the way. Another report shows that almost two-thirds of companies across Europe have a strategy or pilot program for hybrid cloud in place.
These surveys weren't limited to large enterprises, which begs the question: How much do business owners need to know about this brand of cloud technology to stay competitive? Here are some basics. [...]