[INFOGRAPHIC] Understanding Hybrid Cloud Computing

Filed in Product & Development by Angela Bartels | August 9, 2011 10:53 am

The term “hybrid” can hold a different meaning from industry to industry. Generally speaking, it describes the combination of two things to make one. In the cloud computing[1] industry, there are a series of technologies you can use to run your web environments, from cloud to dedicated. Users can have a hybrid[2] environment at Rackspace by connecting Cloud Servers[3] and dedicated servers via RackConnect™.  Here is a fun illustration that highlights this technology in the simplest of terms.

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 <a href="http://www.rackspace.com/hosting_solutions/hybrid_hosting/"> Hybrid Hosting <img src="http://c179631.r31.cf0.rackcdn.com/Infographic_Hybrid.png" alt="Hybrid Hosting" width="510" height="1988" /> </a> 
Endnotes:
  1. cloud computing: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/what_is_cloud_computing/
  2. hybrid: http://www.rackspace.com/hosting_solutions/hybrid_hosting/
  3. Cloud Servers: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/cloud_hosting_products/servers/
  4. [Image]: http://c179631.r31.cf0.rackcdn.com/Infographic_Hybrid.png

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