Potential Problems Lurking in Private Clouds
75% of respondents say their organization runs some mission-critical applications in their private cloud, up slightly from 71% in 2013.
47% run these apps in the public cloud, up from just 33% last year.
60% of large enterprises run more than one-half of their mission-critical apps in the private cloud, and 37% run more than three-quarters of these apps in the private cloud.
39% of respondents say their organization never tests their private cloud availability, and another 11% say their company tests it less than once a year.
53% say they do not have a disaster recovery solution in place for their private cloud system.
70% say their cloud app service availability readiness is either at, or superior, to the availability readiness of the rest of their systems, despite the lack of testing and disaster recovery solutions.
Just 14% say their companies track key performance indicators (KPIs) for their cloud environment.
Storage resources: 71%, Network operations: 71%, Applications: 69%, Databases: 66%, Clusters: 49%
Just 47% of respondents say their organization analyzes configuration consistency in the cloud at least quarterly, compared to no less than 70% for other areas of IT infrastructure.