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Jan 3, 2024 10:47:50 AM by Shira Teller

Secure Your Infrastructure: Working Hybrid

Cloud Security, AWS, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery

In today’s changing digital landscape, firms are increasingly migrating to hybrid architectures to harness the infinite opportunities for improving performance and productivity in the cloud. This cloud model offers scalability, flexibility, and cost-savings that are second to none.

However, as firms face labor disruptions with a considerable number of IT personnel called up for army reserve duty, maintaining the security and efficiency of hybrid models has become a critical matter. Cloudride, in conjunction with AWS, steps in as your trustworthy partner to provide innovative solutions for navigating this complex labyrinth.


Pioneering Cloud Agility Practices for DR and Backup

During crises, such as the current war between Israel and Gaza, firms require cloud agility for their applications to adapt and respond quickly to changing situations. Cloudride’s Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) and Cloud Backup powered by AWS ensure smooth data replication, backup, and recovery across environments, especially when most personnel are away on military duties.

In an ever-changing digital environment, cloud agility stands as a cornerstone for business resilience and adaptability. Cloudride’s approach to Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) and Cloud Backup, empowered by AWS technologies, exemplifies the strategic advantage of robust cloud infrastructure. With these services, businesses can ensure seamless data replication, backup, and recovery across diverse environments, proving invaluable in times of unforeseen disruptions. The ability to swiftly adapt to various challenges, be they cyber threats, natural disasters, a pandemic, war, or sudden market shifts, is not just a convenience but a necessity in modern business operations.

Cloudride's cloud solutions enable companies to maintain continuity, support remote workforces, and safeguard critical data with flexibility and scalability. This agility is particularly crucial in maintaining uninterrupted operations and providing a competitive edge in a world where change is the only constant.


Navigating Compliance in Hybrid Cloud Environments

Businesses operating in hybrid environments must comply with all existing regulatory requirements or risk legal action against them. Cloudride’s solutions comply with regulations such as the 100 km rule, Multi-Availability Zone (Multi-AZ) redundancy, and international data protection laws like GDPR. For instance, the EU’s GDPR requires all data collected on citizens to be stored within the Eurozone under the governance of European privacy law.

Moreover, our solutions comply with industry-specific regulations like ITAR, HIPAA, SOC, and many others to guarantee your business achieves and maintains a reputation as a trustworthy data custodian. Effective data compliance can also reduce the time and money businesses spend finding, correcting, and replacing data.


Seamless Integration for Efficient Workplace Transition

Transitioning to a hybrid architecture shouldn’t be disruptive. However, as the current situation threatens to spill into Lebanon, enterprises might face a shortage of DevOps, IT, and security teams due to the human resource gap caused by the conflict.

Cloudride can work with your current tools to give your employees an easier learning curve. This flexibility facilitates uninterrupted productivity and a smooth hybrid migration, even during a crisis.


Strategic Scalability: Managing Costs in Hybrid Systems

Cost management is a critical element of hybrid infrastructure. A recent study by Ernst & Young shows that 57% of firms have already exceeded their cloud budgets for this year. Many companies have been caught unaware when cloud costs spike because they lack a well-articulated management strategy.

That's why Cloudride has strategically partnered with AWS to offer industry-leading availability, durability, security, performance, and unlimited scalability, enabling its customers to pay only for the required storage. This collaboration brings forth a unique blend of Cloudride’s expertise and AWS’s renowned infrastructure capabilities, ensuring that businesses can scale their operations seamlessly while maintaining stringent cost controls and benefiting from top-tier cloud services.

In addition, during critical moments, such as spontaneous traffic surges or increased computational requirements, the speedy launch of EC2 instances becomes possible. This means firms can access their resources precisely during such critical moments. With this agility and responsiveness, businesses can swiftly adapt to changing demands, ensuring continuous operations and the ability to handle unexpected challenges effectively.


Resource Management: Achieving Optimal Balance in Hybrid Setups

Managing resources in a hybrid environment is a complex task due to the intricacies involved in orchestrating and aligning resources from various sources. This complexity can often lead to inefficiencies and underutilization of resources, making it challenging for organizations to achieve optimal performance and cost-effectiveness in their IT infrastructure.

Recognizing these challenges, Cloudride offers specialized services to assist organizations in right-sizing their infrastructure and fine-tuning their architectural framework. Our approach focuses on aligning your infrastructure with your business objectives, ensuring that every component is scaled appropriately to meet your needs. This strategic alignment enables us to help you achieve your Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), ensuring that your organization is prepared and resilient in the face of unexpected disruptions.


Advancing with Automation

The evolving landscape of work has seen a notable shift towards hybrid models, as reflected in recent statistics from the Office of National Statistics. With fewer employees on-site and an increase in hybrid work arrangements, the demand for advanced cloud automation and remote support tools has become more prominent. Companies looking to enhance efficiency are now recognizing the necessity to integrate automation within their hybrid work strategies.

Cloudride empowers organizations with comprehensive automation capabilities that facilitate everything from deployment to scaling, liberating them from reliance on specific service providers. This automation not only streamlines processes but also bolsters the reliability and responsiveness of DevOps and IT teams in overseeing hybrid work infrastructures. As the work environment continues to adapt, Cloudride's solutions ensure that companies remain agile and resilient, ready to respond to the dynamic needs of their workforce.


The Next Steps

Choosing Cloudride is the 1st step towards a full Cloud Migration for organizations set on fast, incident-free migration to AWS. This move is especially critical if your company lacks an internal team with the required knowledge to handle a move of this scale. Cloudride’s team of DevOps and solution architects will set you up to experience the benefits of the cloud without committing entirely while preparing you for a wholly cloud-native future. Reach out to us for further information and support.


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