2017 Planning Guide for Cloud Computing

Archived Published: 13 October 2016 ID: G00311457

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In 2017, IT organizations must develop or advance their cloud strategies by adopting and maturing the use of cloud services across the enterprise. This Planning Guide outlines the key planning trends and design considerations for technical professionals focused on cloud.

Table of Contents

  • Cloud Computing Trends
    • Organizations Will Prioritize Building, Implementing and Maturing Their Cloud Strategies
      • Planning Considerations
    • Multiprovider Strategies Will Become the De Facto Standard for IaaS and PaaS
      • Planning Considerations
    • Corporate IT Will Live in a Hybrid World for the Foreseeable Future
      • Planning Considerations
    • Most Organizations Will Forgo Trying to Build Full On-Premises Private Clouds
      • Planning Considerations
  • Setting Priorities
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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