Which Hybrid Cloud Model Works Best for ECM?

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“Hybrid Cloud” is a deployment architecture that combines two or more different cloud-based deployment models (public, private, community, et al.). Given the sensitivity around enterprise documents, enterprise content management (ECM) has emerged as an area ripe for hybrid cloud solutions.

Not surprisingly, ECM vendors are increasingly claiming support for hybrid cloud solutions. This sounds very alluring, but as a customer, you should remember that “hybrid cloud” can mean many different things.

This paper analyzes major variations among what vendors term as hybrid cloud. Customers will want to fully understand the implications for each different approach before signing on.