How to Explain Hybrid Cloud to a Five-Year-Old

Cloud experts lend their definitions of hybrid cloud to TechWeek Europe. David Jones, cloud solution marketing manager at Hyland, creator of OnBase explains, "Hybrid cloud connects cloud computing and local computing resources, such as disk storage, a single application or an entire business application suite. For end-users this is seamless – they just use their chosen business application, unaware of its location.  For IT professionals, hybrid cloud makes available the combination of the best, most cost-effective and secure IT resources and tools, wherever they happen to be located. The shared nature of hybrid cloud also means they can provide collaboration or external access to certain parts of the solution, while keeping the more sensitive parts in-house.”

Read the TechWeek Europe article here.