Cloud computing is nothing new and, for a lot of companies, the increased scalability and flexibility make it the perfect solution. 

But for a variety of reasons, sometimes a cloud-only approach just doesn't make sense. It could be due to legacy applications being complicated or expensive to update, the requirements for data security or sovereignty, or even latency-related issues. 

Whatever the reason, we are seeing companies across the globe deploying a hybrid IT approach. 

There is no “one-size fits all” approach to hybrid IT, and that is part of its beauty. In this supplement, we explore three different approaches to hybrid IT, from on-premise cloud solutions to a diverse and distributed IT footprint.