When to Embrace Cloud Repatriation — and When to Stick with the Public Cloud

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Minor or Moderate Overspending Slow Performance and Cloud Repatriation Solving Security and Privacy Woes Through Repatriation Manageability Challenges in the Cloud Conclusion: Think Before You Repatriate

Sometimes, deciding to perform cloud repatriation — the process of moving workloads from the public cloud back to an on-premises environment — is straightforward. Cloud workloads may be severely underperforming or running far over budget, for instance, creating a clear and present need to repatriate.

But in other situations, the case for repatriation is less obvious. There may be no huge red flag pushing you to repatriate. Instead, you might be experiencing smaller issues that could potentially be reasons to repatriate — but that could also simply mean you need to tweak your public cloud settings or strategy.

This article explores the latter cloud repatriation scenarios. It highlights small signs that could be reasons to leverage cloud repatriation, while also discussing alternative strategies for achieving your goals without repatriating workloads back on-prem.

Minor or Moderate Overspending

Finding that your cloud workloads are costing a little more than you anticipated — and by “a little more” I

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