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Hybrid Cloud Monitoring: The Top Advantages

69% of businesses now use a hybrid cloud solution. Apart from cost-effectiveness, a multi-cloud system enables businesses to reduce technical barriers and optimize performance. Naturally, businesses use a range of tools to monitor their cloud environments and applications. 

Hybrid cloud monitoring unifies all the monitoring data and lets you keep a tab on your environments. Hybrid cloud monitoring solutions bring a plethora of advantages for businesses, like the ones discussed below.

Monitor Using a Single Interface

The distributed nature of a hybrid cloud approach needs businesses to use many monitoring tools. Each tool tracks a definitive set of metrics or events and creates a range of data. Admins can get lost in the sea of dashboards and windows, trying to ensure the optimum performance of their environments. 

Hybrid cloud integrates and processes data from all monitoring tools to give you a single control center. You can use only one window to keep an eye on all environments and apps.

Create and Unify Alerts

Hybrid cloud monitoring allows you to create alerts for processes tied with distributed platforms. You can create an alert for workloads running across several environments. The alerts can accommodate multiple criteria and even handle complex workflows. 

You can create custom alerts for as many hosts you want and ensure the optimum health and performance of your environment and apps. 

Consolidate Data for Better Insights

Businesses generally focus on three main areas while monitoring their environments-

  • Infrastructure health data

  • Application health data

  • Logs

However, using different solutions to monitor the three areas in a multi-cloud environment is challenging. Hybrid cloud monitoring solutions sync all the monitoring tools to consolidate data into a single platform. You can also consolidate data from on-premise and cloud environments spanning across several locations.

As a result, businesses can easily compare, analyze, and correlate all data.

Support for CI/CD Across Multiple Regions

Many businesses use the same versions of their apps in different regions. Hybrid cloud monitoring can offer seamless integrations and tools to make the most of your container orchestrations. You can use a single platform to ensure your CI/CD efforts work out successfully. 

Hybrid cloud monitoring tools even let you compare the performance of multiple environments running your workloads. Additionally, you can achieve a high degree of synchronization that individual monitoring tools don't provide. 

Handle Alerts Effectively

Businesses generally keep separate teams for individual platforms or processes. When an alert originates, it should reach the right team for timely action. However, that seldom happens in a multi-cloud setup.

Hybrid cloud monitoring solutions come with the capability to auto-route alerts and notifications. You can set the system to send specific alerts to specific teams or individuals. This ensures problems don't go unnoticed, and you can act fast to resolve the issue.

Final Thoughts

Hybrid cloud monitoring needs a range of integrations and custom workflows. Hire an experienced cloud-monitoring partner like NeuSwyft to ensure the optimal health of your distributed environments and applications.

Get in touch with us to know how we can help you monitor your multi-cloud infrastructure and apps. 

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