Easy and inexpensive setup because hardware, application, and bandwidth costs are cover by the provider
Increased control over data, underlying systems, and applications
Retain ownership and oversight of critical tasks and processes related to technology
Streamlined and easy-to-provision resources
Ownership and retention of governance controls
Re-use previous investment in technology within the organization.
Scalability to meet customer needs
Assurance over data location, remove of multiple jurisdiction legal and compliance requirement
Control the most critical business component and systems.
No wasted resources – pay as you consume
Cost-effective means to fulfilling non-critical business functions (utilizing public cloud components)
“Cloud bursting” and disaster recovery can be enhance by hybrid cloud deployments: “cloud bursting” allows for public cloud resources to be utilized when a private cloud workload has reached maximum capacity.