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Ten recommendations for building a hybrid cloud

by Lauren Horwitz

Managing Editor, Cisco

If you’re considering building an enterprise hybrid cloud, consider these 10 recommendations to manage your environments—and your expectations.

If you're building an enterprise cloud, remember that this is a strategy to build over time. Whether you’re pondering a multicloud, private cloud or hybrid cloud strategy, there are certain considerations that should come into play.

We sat down with David Linthicum, a cloud expert formerly of Cloud Technology Partners,  to discuss some of the key recommendations, including mapping out your architecture, understanding legacy resources and considering consultant services.

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For more on this topic, check out our hybrid cloud strategy guide.

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Lauren Horwitz

Lauren Horwitz is the managing editor of Cisco.com, where she covers the IT infrastructure market and develops content strategy. Previously, Horwitz was a senior executive editor in the Business Applications and Architecture group at TechTarget;, a senior editor at Cutter Consortium, an IT research firm; and an editor at the American Prospect, a political journal. She has received awards from American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), a min Best of the Web award and the Kimmerling Prize for best graduate paper for her editing work on the journal article "The Fluid Jurisprudence of Israel's Emergency Powers.”