7 Dirty Little Secrets of the Cloud
7 dirty little secrets? Just 7? Well, let’s just start there. The cloud isn’t just the future of your business — it’s the present. As of today, if at least a portion of your business does not operate in the cloud, you are already behind your competitors. Let’s discuss why that is important to your future success!
- Worldwide spending on public cloud services is poised to grow at a 19.4% compound annual growth rate – from $70B in 2015 to $141B in 2019.
- By 2019, IDC predicts cloud IT infrastructure spending will be 46% of total expenditures in enterprise IT infrastructure.
- 17% of enterprises now have more than 1,000 of their VMs in the public cloud.
- 31% of enterprises now have more than 1,000 VMs in a private cloud.
On The Other Hand
We know that cloud adoption is occurring at a faster pace than anyone could have predicted. Fewer than one-third of IT Managers report having the visibility and control they need to keep things in check. Does the cloud pose a danger to your organization?
Some IT Leaders say yes – the cloud introduces potential unnecessary and duplicated costs and exposure to cybersecurity risk.
Today’s most innovative companies are often praised for encouraging and achieving ingenuity at a low cost. They do this by exploiting the flexibility of cloud computing. A welcome concept. But in practice, there’s a lot more to understand for a successful migration of your business to the cloud.
7 Dirty Little Secrets
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