Why IT Leaders Love the Public Cloud
Public cloud adoption is growing, and tech leaders are now more comfortable with running their most sensitive data on public cloud infrastructure.
84% of survey respondents said their organization is using the public cloud, and 81% said their company’s use of the cloud will increase by at least one-quarter over the next two to three years.
More than two-thirds said their organization took no longer than six months to make a public cloud transition, with 23% taking less than three months.
72% said their company has used a third party to migrate and/or manage their public cloud infrastructure, and 43% said they’ll likely continue to do so moving forward.
45% said using a third party is more cost-effective than migrating/managing public cloud infrastructure in-house, and 20% said a third-party can help them “right-size” their public cloud environment.
58% said the public cloud gives their organization the flexibility to ramp up or dial back on infrastructure use as needed.
51% said the public cloud saves them in terms of equipment, facilities and staffing costs.
51% said data security in the public cloud surpasses that of their own data center.
Google Cloud Platform: 49%, Microsoft Azure: 48%, Amazon Web Services: 42%
Concerns about data security: 51%, Doubts about stability and long-term viability of cloud: 40%, Fears of costs escalating beyond organizational control: 33%