IT - Cloud
Worldwide Spending On Public Cloud Services And Infrastructure To Increase 23.8% Over 2018
HelpNet Security, March 5th, 2019
"Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $210 billion in 2019, an increase of 23.8% over 2018...

Although annual spending growth is expected to slow slightly over the 2017-2022 forecast period, the market is forecast to achieve a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.5% with public cloud services spending reaching $370 billion in 2022, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide..."

The Ugly Truth About Cloud Computing In The Enterprise
Javaworld, March 5th, 2019
"One surprising finding of Flexera's RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report is that 84 percent of enterprises surveyed have a multicloud strategy. No, it's not surprising that the number is so high. Rather, it's surprising that the number isn't 100 percent. After all, the cloud has been driven by developer convenience, and those same developers are choosing services from different clouds, running them throughout an enterprise.

It's a convenient fiction that enterprises meant for this sprawling cloud mess to happen..."

    Cloud Cost Control Becoming A Leading Issue For Businesses
    ZDNet, March 4th, 2019
    "Recent years have been about enterprises moving to the cloud with storage and compute. Customers have benefited from the competition between Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, but now you're in the door the great up sell begins...

    Multi-cloud deployments are becoming the norm and that means cost optimization and management optimization is a big theme for 2019. But the market is immature and you'll have multiple vendors to sort through to control cloud spending..."

    Choosing The Right Kind Of Hybrid Cloud Management
    ComputerWeekly, March 4th, 2019
    "We look at the various factors businesses should consider when looking to solve their cloud management problems...

    The hybrid cloud management (HCM) market has long been stagnant - but recently, that's all changed. Companies are starting to solve cloud management challenges, and more than half of infrastructure decision makers at enterprises that have implemented the cloud are actively monitoring usage and creating formal cloud policies..."

    10 Key Takeaways From Rightscale 2019 State Of The Cloud Report From Flexera
    Forbes, March 4th, 2019
    "RightScale, now a part of Flexera, has published its annual state of the cloud report. Every year RightScale does a survey of enterprises and SMBs to analyze the adoption of cloud. This is the first report after the company got acquired by Flexera.

    This year, Flexera surveyed over 123,691 users on their adoption of cloud computing across a broad cross-section of organizations. Only 21 percent of the respondents are users of RightScale. Out of the 786 respondents, 456 represented organizations with 1000+ employees while 330 respondents were from the SMB segment.

    Here are the key takeaways from the report:..."

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