Leverage Azure Hybrid Cloud
Bolster enterprise transformation with hyperscalability and availability, top-notch security, universal visibility, and innovative intelligence
Cloud migration has become a necessity rather than a trend. However, for key sectors such as banking, finance, governance, energy, the situation is a bit more complicated. Local regulations, compliances, data residency laws have deterred organizations from adopting common public cloud platforms and cloud solutions. Also, many organizations prefer continuing with their on-prem IT architectures to ensure Business-as-usual and yet avail the revolutionary possibilities of cloud computing solutions such as Microsoft Azure. Hybrid cloud architectures extend the power of world-class public clouds by operating through on-prem servers, data centers maintaining internal security protocols could well solve the conundrum. This is no doubt the best of both worlds and increasingly a choice for most global enterprises.
By 2021, 94% of workloads and compute instances will be processed by cloud data centers including hybrid cloud
128 billion dollars: Hybrid Cloud global spending by 2025
By 2025, there would be over 41 billion connected devices around the world generating around 80 zettabytes of data
For Azure cloud, one of the leading global cloud platforms and a jewel for regions like the Middle East, hybrid cloud architectures have become a stark necessity. Middle East organizations, for example, have to abide by stringent data residency laws wherein hybrid cloud platforms would be the best fit. As your end-to-end hybrid cloud migration partner for Azure and the world’s largest application-focused managed cloud services provider, Cloud4C extends a custom Cloud Adoption Framework that empowers clients to best leverage the adopted hybrid cloud solutions. Enterprises can seamlessly embrace Azure hybrid cloud under a single, pay-per-use SLA with advanced security, global compliance adherence, universal workflow administration across all adopted cloud and IT platforms, and network management, IT modernization and data intelligence, automated analytical reporting, and uninterrupted business continuity.
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Traditional Roadblocks While Adopting Cloud
Traditional Roadblocks While Adopting Cloud
Multi-vendor lock-in, multiple SLAs with penalties
- End-to-end Azure Hybrid cloud managed services and Governance with AIOps-powered Cloud Operations
- Industry-best Single SLA at the Application layer - you work stress-free and risk-free
- Autoscaling, process innovation that is over and above ITIL and COBIT, automated asset efficiency monitoring to regulate billing costs.
- Gain a fail-proof Azure hybrid cloud infrastructure for datacenters, on-prem IT, edge devices with Microsoft Azure Stack and its solutions suite: Azure Stack Edge, Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub
Complicated implementation processes with minimal local-global support
- Agile Azure Hybrid Cloud Deployment Framework catered to core Business Needs
- 24/7/365 support and consulting via Cloud4C’s certified Microsoft Azure Experts
- Constant recommendations basis operational requirements for increased cloud returns and cost-optimal high performance of Azure architecture
Lack of workflow visibility across a complicated IT architecture
- Avail global workflow administration across all your on-prem IT systems and adopted clouds via a single intuitive dashboard powered by Azure
- Project and manage all your IT resources including Data, Windows and Linux servers, and Kubernetes Clusters on Microsoft Azure using Azure Resource Manager
- Run Azure services anywhere and leverage cutting-edge cloud-native tools such as Azure Policy, Azure Lighthouse, Azure Machine Learning
Lack of application synchronicity
- Build tailored applications powered by Azure Cloud anywhere with ease with Microsoft Azure Arc
- Manage, configure, or deploy apps at your certified Kubernetes clusters consistently and scale as required
- Reduce errors, integrate your familiar application DevOps environments, building tools, development skills on any platform. Centrally manage DevOps responsibilities with Azure RBAC (Role-Based Access Control)
Sudden outages causing significant operational and transactional losses, limited workload performance
- Streamlined Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning on Azure- Dedicated Azure DRaaS
- Automated enterprise backup-recovery, failover-failback
- Industry-best uptime, Hyper-scalability, and always-on availability of applications and processes
Compromised Security, Limited Risk Management Capabilities with Internal IT Teams
- Globally compliant cloud architecture and Smart Security Management with 40+ Security Controls
- 24/7 Monitoring with Azure Native tools including Azure Sentinel, Automated Reporting, intelligent threat management
- DevOps-friendly security, intuitive dashboards, and dedicated Azure Security Centres to address all risk-related queries 24/7
Limited digital transformation capabilities, lack of efficient, smart operations
- Dedicated automation solutions to ace data administration, asset management, workflow governance, and reporting on the hybrid Azure Cloud platform
- Analytical tools to govern, analyze, and generate critical business intelligence insights for data-based decision-making
- AI solutions on the hybrid Azure Cloud platform including edge devices to eliminate operational redundancies, improve organizational visibility, and overall IT health and performance
- Leverage advanced, intelligent Azure hybrid hardware and software infra solutions such as Azure Stack, Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, Microsoft Azure Arc, Azure Machine Learning, and more
End-to-end Azure Hybrid Cloud Managed Services with Cloud4C
As an end-to-end, application-focused cloud managed service provider, Cloud4C extends an all-in-one experience to your Azure Hybrid Cloud Environment. Leverage the unique Migration Factory Approach to fast-track the hybrid platform implementation, synchronize existing IT and cloud assets with the Azure environment and optimize costs at every stage in the cloud journey.
End-to-end AIOps-driven Azure Hybrid Cloud Managed ServicesAIOps-driven managed operations help you leverage the maximum benefits of the Azure hybrid environment at minimum costs. Gain undisrupted synchronicity between your existing IT workflows, data, applications, middleware, software platforms, and adopted cloud platforms or other heterogeneous IT environments on Azure Cloud using Azure Arc. Leverage Azure Stack to modernize and virtualize your datacenter assets, bring Azure capabilities on-prem, and administer Edge environments with analytical intelligence. Automate and modernize key business functionalities and processes on the cloud.
Microsoft Azure Stack Managed Services
Bring the advanced capabilities of Azure cloud computing solutions to your on-premise IT environments: datacenters, office IT infrastructure, and edge networks. Develop a compliant-ready architecture by adhering to data sovereignty-residency laws, modernize IT assets, gain hyper scalability and maximum availability of workloads, and achieve data intelligence at your IoT and edge networks. With Azure Stack solutions, gain the necessary hardware and infra power to integrate your on-prem environments, regardless of complexity and size, with Microsoft Azure for seamless management and maximum productivity.
Microsoft Azure Arc Managed ServicesLeverage Cloud4C’s Microsoft Azure Arc managed services to streamline your platforms, software, applications, VMs’ transition to an Azure managed environment. Re-architect asset segments to unleash the best benefits of Azure cloud resources and seamlessly integrate your IT environment including adopted cloud platforms, third-party solutions, Kubernetes clusters, Linux-Window Servers, Database management applications with Azure Resource Manager. Hyperscale workloads and embed machine learning capabilities across deployed architectures irrespective of the backend platform. Gain unparalleled control and universal visibility over your entire hybrid cloud environment within an intuitive dashboard.
Microsoft Azure Percept Managed ServicesAs one of the first deployers of Azure Percept Development Kit, Cloud4C holds a unique position to extend and streamline AI capabilities to enterprise edge and IoT environments. With Azure Percept, build, train, test, and deploy AI and Machine Learning solutions such as Computer Vision, Speech models onto your edge networks. Avail and integrate hardware and infrastructure dedicated to advanced AI applications deployment to gain unreal performance and intelligent data analytical capabilities. Bolster edge security and integrate edge computing as a key vision of your organizational DevOps cycle.
Infra Modernization on Azure Hybrid CloudTransition your datacenter and IT assets including applications, networks, workloads, servers, and end-point tools onto the Azure hybrid cloud architecture with ease. Lift and shift, re-host, re-build, re-architect, or replace assets to leverage the maximum benefits on the cloud. Leverage virtualized infra and applications to achieve extra scalability, agility, and continuity irrespective of geographical and timeline disparities. Manage all datacenter and IT functionalities including on-prem and other adopted cloud platforms with ease through on-click dashboards. Gain end-to-end support services to modernize your backend infrastructure without any disruption.
Compliant-ready ArchitectureStringent compliance requirements have often been a major silo to seamless digital transformation and cloud evolution for key industrial businesses such as BFSI, Governance, Manufacturing, and more. This in essence has been one of the key accelerators behind firms opting for Azure hybrid cloud environments. To help mitigate such issues and deliver businesses around the globe with world-class regulatory reliability, automated assessment, and protection, Cloud4C assists enterprises with an end-to-end compliant-ready Hybrid Azure Cloud Architecture. Our exhaustive suite of compliance includes PCI-DSS, NESA, SAMA, GDPR, FedRamp, MSA, IRAP, GxP, CSA, OJK, MEITI, RBI. Worldwide standards include dedicated certifications for ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, SOC1, SOC2. Leverage cloud-native compliance management tools with Azure Arc.
Management on Azure Hybrid Cloud
With Azure cloud at the helm of your hybrid IT architecture, streamline all cybersecurity woes. Avail end-to-end security for your third-party systems, multiple cloud environments, databases, datacenters, networks, applications, workflows, servers, computing infra, IoT resources and edge devices, windows virtual desktop, SQL server assets, windows server assets, and more. Gain advanced risk assessment and management, intelligent threat prediction-detection-mitigation capabilities powered by industry-leading platforms such as Microsoft, OSINT, STIX&TAXI, MISP, etc. Avail support from Cloud4C’s world-class Cyber Security Incident and Response team. Leverage world-class cloud-native tools such as Azure Sentinel, Azure Monitor, etc. Integrate security solutions that sync with your hybrid cloud environment with ease.
Disaster Recovery and Enterprise BackupEnsure uninterrupted business continuity and fail-safe operations on your hybrid cloud architecture. With multiple IT environments, heterogeneous systems, standalone cloud platforms, DR and Business Continuity Planning takes a massive hit. With all environments now securely managed via the Azure Cloud, keep all those issues at bay. Avail Cloud4C’s world-class Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offerings including secure colocation services, database backups and recovery, planned runbook creation with DR drills, RTO/RPO and fail-over assistance, uninterrupted network-server infra and architecture support, automated risk management tools, global compliance, and 24/7/365 expert support.
DevOps on Azure Hybrid CloudMicrosoft Azure Stack and Microsoft Azure Arc extend unique hardware and software infra capabilities to streamline your hybrid cloud environment. Gain the necessary backend firepower to modernize, virtualize, and seamlessly connect across all your datacenters, on-prem locations, adopted cloud platforms, edge environments, and more. Deploy applications on dedicated Kubernetes clusters and centrally manage your entire DevOps environment including access control and roles management. Extend your familiar cloud-native tools, skills, and frameworks to the on-prem environment to create a consistent DevOps model across the entire IT environment. Avail, utilize and run Azure services anywhere.
Automation, RPA, and InnovationsEmbrace advanced automation solutions, complementary services, smart RPA tools to enhance your Azure hybrid cloud journey and impact. Modernize your top line and bottom line activities and automate routine administrative tasks across your diversified IT environments including datacenters, on-prem platforms, and edge environments on Azure. Leverage solutions like Remote Monitoring and Management, Professional Service Automation, Virtual Patching, Automated Backup and Recovery, Threat Intelligence, Malware Protection, Automated Network Security, Self Healing Operations Platform (SHOP), and more. Exercise cloud operations more efficiently and truncate manual errors and extra expenses.
Microsoft Azure Stack
Embrace the Intelligent Azure Environment on-Premises:
With Microsoft Azure Stack, bid adieu to all Azure hybrid cloud infra hassles from the hardware point of view. Bring in the intelligent possibilities of Azure cloud computing technology to your on-premises environment, datacenters, and edge devices. Develop a truly synchronous hybrid cloud IaaS environment between your existing private IT assets, other adopted clouds, and Azure.
Leverage cutting-edge Azure native technologies to synchronize your firm’s extended IT environment with Azure with ease, build-deploy and run hybrid cloud applications across all your environments including offices, datacenters, and edge systems, avail universal view and world-class smart security over all workloads, and garner intelligent analytical capabilities. Following define the solution suite offered by Azure Stack:
- Connected and disconnected IT scenarios including application development
- Maintenance of data integrity and sovereignty
- Modernization of applications, platforms, software, and underlying infrastructure
- Hyperscalable virtualization of assets and storage modernization
- Modernizing on-premise architecture through cloud technologies
- Networking efficiently with a remote branch or office locations
- Uninterrupted availability of high-performance workload
- Machine Learning applications at the edge environment
- Integration of advanced edge computing and IoT Solutions
- Seamless network, data transfer from the edge environment to the cloud
Microsoft Azure Arc
Hybrid cloud is designed, deployed, and configured in primarily two ways. The usual industry norm is in abstracting, fine-tuning, and integrating the on-premise IT architecture with a public cloud platform like Microsoft Azure. This entitles assets integration, virtualization, middleware and OS synchronization, and more. The second and easier method is to re-architect on-prem software platforms such that they seamlessly integrate with an adopted public cloud and any other cloud platform.
While Azure Stack resembles the former approach, Microsoft Azure Arc is a beast that helps achieve the latter. This offers a ground-breaking interface to simplify software and applications management across all IT and other adopted cloud platforms, achieve faster application development including innovative capabilities and deploy consistent Azure services anywhere.
With Azure Arc, enterprises can project their core IT assets such as data and applications, servers, containers, Kubernetes clusters on the Azure Resource Manager, enabling client admins to manage its entire IT environment (private on-prem or multiple clouds) as if it's managed on Microsoft Azure Cloud. Standardize universal visibility, operations, compliance, and streamline all environmental complexities with unprecedented ease.
Universally manage your server resources including Windows servers, Linux servers, and Virtual machines (VMs) with Azure portal and Azure Resource Graph. Gain a unified server experience across all domains, IT environments with consistent VM extensions for agent management. Adhere to all compliance and regulatory standards across assets including applications with Azure Policy. Manage access and security policies for resources using Role-based Access Control (RBAC) and Azure Lighthouse. Organize and manage inventory assets at scale.
Build Azure cloud-native applications and deploy, run with ease across any IT and cloud environment and certified Kubernetes clusters. Configure applications at Kubernetes clusters using source control and templates, reduce policy errors and complications. Centrally manage your entire DevOps environment including roles and responsibilities with Azure RBAC. Embrace familiar tools, development environments, and skills anywhere across the IT architecture.
Run Azure services including data management, database administration, application management on any adopted IT or cloud environment with ease. Deploy Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance and Azure Arc-enabled PostgreSQL Hyperscale on any Kubernetes cluster. Scale operations at ease basis requirements and deploy cutting-edge analytics, machine learning solutions to gain significant information insights. Avail maximum availability and agility, ensuring a seamless, consistent Azure experience across all IT assets and adopted multicloud and edge environments.
Bring AI to the Edge
Unleash Enterprise Intelligence with Microsoft Azure Percept
IDC predicts that by 2025, there would be over 41 billion connected devices around the world generating around 80 zettabytes of data. With the unprecedented scale at which technology is growing and data being generated is hard for enterprises to catch up at all levels. Hence, this decade has seen a widespread strategic shift towards the adoption of Big Data Analytics, AI, Edge computing, and IoT computing resources and Network Management.
Effective remote administration of edge networks, monitoring, and most importantly integrating intelligence at such granular, widespread organizational levels have the potential to transform digital evolution for these enterprises. This is especially for fundamental sectors such as healthcare, retail, finance, manufacturing, logistics, etc.
However, there’s a catch. Successfully bringing AI capabilities to the Edge necessitates skilled developers, engineers, data scientists, and eons of time. That’s exactly where Azure Percept, Microsoft Azure’s newly launched platform is revolutionizing enterprise edge computing ambitions. With Azure Percept, gain an intuitive platform filled with libraries, architectures, and assets to seamlessly develop, train, and deploy advanced AI solutions and Machine Learning at the Edge.
Do away with skill concerns, edge security loopholes, IoT data analytical silos, workload management concerns, and device and application integration challenges with existing IT. Bolster your organization’s edge environment with cutting-edge AI accelerators, automated updates and maintenance, centralized visibility and management, and required infra firepower with Microsoft Azure Percept.
Services Available with Azure Percept:
Azure Percept Development Kit, Azure IoT Hub, Azure IoT Edge, Azure Device Update, Azure Machine Learning, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Custom Speech, Azure Live Video Analytics, Azure Device Provisioning Service, Azure Container Registry, and other Azure services.
End-to-end edge AI platform including hardware accelerators integrated with Azure AI and IoT services. Gain pre-built AI models and solution management to help you start your proof of concept in minutes. Integrate security measures built into your edge AI solution to help protect your most sensitive and high-value assets
Gain comprehensive 24/7 consulting and Microsoft Azure Community Support from experts.
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Azure Hybrid Cloud - FAQs
What is hybrid cloud in Azure?
Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud deployment ensures creating a hybrid IT environment (private cloud-public cloud) with Microsoft Azure Cloud.
Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud deployment ensures creating a hybrid IT environment (private cloud-public cloud) with Microsoft Azure Cloud.
One can have multiple cloud environments in addition to on-prem private cloud that could be synced up to Azure. This includes deployment of dedicated IT infrastructure for office branches, datacenters, edge networks using Azure Stack.
The second option could be synchronizing existing platforms, software, databases, Kubernetes clusters with Azure cloud via Azure Arc.
What is the benefit of Azure hybrid?
Azure Hybrid cloud solutions allows enterprises to leverage the ground-breaking advantages of Azure cloud and similar public clouds at on-premises. Get dedicated virtual networks, servers, compute, storage for office environments. Modernize your datacenter assets in terms of data management, database administration, database management systems. Secure your edge infrastructure and deploy cutting-edge machine learning to unlock end-to-end enterprise intelligence. Also, connect your existing applications, Kubernetes clusters, servers, software, and platforms from any on-prem or other adopted cloud networks and run them on Azure Cloud from a single pane of glass. With Azure Hybrid, manage your entire IT landscape including its diverse segments from a universal interface.
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