Hybrid Cloud

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1. Hybrid Cloud is a cloud computing infrastructure which is made up of two or more clouds such as public, community, or private, that remain unique cloud entities.

Related Term: Cloud Deployment Model, Cloud Service Model, Cloud-based Disaster Recovery, Community Cloud, Private Cloud, Public Cloud.

Notes (1): They are bound together by standardized or proprietary technology that enables data and application portability (e.g., cloud bursting for load-balancing between clouds)

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)