provides a faster and flexible response to business needs and addresses the
potential challenges with hybrid clouds. A hybrid cloud is an interaction
between private and provider clouds where private clouds extend to provider
clouds and use provider cloud resources in a secure and scalable way.
lets you place workloads across heterogeneous environments in multiple provider
provides the architectural foundation for secure hybrid clouds, which allows
enterprises to easily and securely connect the private clouds to the provider
cloud as needed and on demand. With a hybrid cloud, enterprises can combine the
benefits of private and provider clouds.
provides the following benefits:
Figure 1. Cisco Intercloud
Provides a single point of management and control for virtual
workloads across multiple provider clouds.
Provides a choice of cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Service,
Microsoft Azure, and
Cisco Intercloud Services – V.
Provides highly secure, scalable connectivity to extend private
clouds to service provider clouds.
Enforces consistent network and workload policies throughout the
Enables workload mobility to and from service provider clouds for