Hybrid Cloud Hosting's Self-Service Future

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The implementation of hybrid cloud is all set to grow three-fold over the next three years. However, with the growth of the hybrid cloud, organizations are already on the look-out for ways to better handle their hybrid hosting infrastructure requirements.  These days, the tech-savvy hosting clients want more and more opportunities to adopt self-service processes and to meet this requirement it’s essential to configure a hybrid cloud with the right combination of off-premise and on-premise infrastructure along with the versatility to let clients to manage it on their own.


For future hosting providers, a self-service hybrid-cloud would be the way ahead, giving back the power to clients to help enhance business as well as operational agility. Finally, the end results are improved for the clients. 

Customers Have the Power

Few years ago, self-service platforms were regarded to be too very technical for daily customers to understand it and manage effectively. However, a recent research shows that more and more consumers opt for self-service deeming that to be the quickest solutions for their business requirements. This growth is likely to continue as customers get more acquainted and comfortable with IT and continue demanding DIY (do-it-yourself) choices.  

In future, the hosting provider will offer a self-service hybrid cloud, which offers consumers the needed tools to adapt quickly to the modern world’s dynamic business needs. They need not wait for the vendor to process a network or server and provision it for them.


With such a method, customers can self-manage and also ask experts for assistance when needed. This approach does not only decrease the costs for the hosting providers as well as businesses, but also facilitate great efficiencies from the operations point of view. 

Business Agility for Today’s Consumers

According to a recent research, it isn’t only the self-service network usage that has been altered, but also today’s modern customers’ way of thinking. They expect seamless and relevant omni-channel consumer service. So, the hosting vendors also need to modify their methods according to the customer needs. 

The self-service hybrid cloud blends the best of both the clouds. Organizations can tap into the cost efficiencies and scalability of a public off-premise infrastructure, while keeping the conventional elements and key applications on a bare-metal, private cloud. Since there’s no external hand involved, consumers get more control over things and can manage their scalability easily by themselves. This permits increased flexibility and business agility across the enterprise.   

This is also beneficial to the vendors as their staff can be relieved of the work and they can dedicate all their resources to customer growth and priority requests. 

The Bottom Line Advantages

The demand of an organization for computing resources can vary radically at any given point of time. With the self-service hybrid cloud, they need not invest in additional capacity, if they are not sure if it would be used.

They can modify their computing demands according to the needed capacity and develop their hybrid infrastructure. This way, they would be required to pay only for what’s used and at the same time can enable a more secure, high-performance and responsive environment. 

Besides the scalability advantage, this utility-oriented model also save considerable amount of time of the developers, which they can use for other projects vital to the business. With quick provisioning, they can get rid of the waiting time. 

The hybrid cloud has a positive growth in future. As the tech-savvy enterprises search for customizable choices, facilitating a self-service hybrid cloud will be the main differentiator for hosting firms.

However, that doesn’t imply disappearance of managed services as they might be shifting to architecture and configuration advice and app-specific services to help consumers get more value from their hosted solutions.