Hybrid Hosting Cost Comparison

Ecommerce Comparison Example

Annual Savings of 21% + Redundancy, Scalability & Security

While sudden increases in web traffic mean positive things for your business, you may not be prepared to handle them if you’re relying on a pure managed server infrastructure.

Hybrid clouds – which connect a managed server infrastructure for backend and compliancy to a cloud front end for web and database needs – help eRetailers and other online companies maintain performance while enjoying cost savings compared with dedicated servers during traffic spikes.  

Are you expecting traffic spikes due to seasonal trends, company sales, special events, or other marketing initiatives? Take a look at the comparison below to see how a hybrid cloud can improve your technology’s performance and save you money during those high-traffic times. You can also view more use case scenarios for hybrid cloud.

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Ecommerce Retailer with Seasonal Traffic Spikes - 95% of Revenue through Online Leads,  ~375,000 Page views/Week, ~7,000 Transactions/Week

During Spikes (2 Months/Year) - ~1,000,000 Page views/Week, ~25,000 Transactions/Week


By developing a hybrid cloud solution, this ecommerce retailer was able to build a solution to meet their normal operating needs, but also utilize the flexibility of the cloud to handle traffic spikes,  while only paying for the additional resources they utilized and taking advantage of scalability, security, redundancy and failover capabilities.

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Other Advantages of
Hybrid Cloud

  • Fully customizable
  • Optimized workload
  • Automated, front-end scalability
  • Ability to integrate internal IT
  • Seamless application integration
  • Private VLAN connectivity

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