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Survey Analysis: How Cloud Adoption Trends Differ by Organization Size

Published: 27 April 2016

ID: G00294426

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson , Sid Nag

Summary

Organization size does matter related to the continued adoption of cloud services. To capitalize on the many near-term opportunities, cloud offering managers must leverage this research to adapt offerings and approaches to the varying needs of different sized organizations.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Cloud Services Adoption Plans Vary by Organization Size and Timelines
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Cloud "Marketplaces" as a Procurement Vehicle for Cloud Services Display Varied Consumption Trends Across Smaller and Larger Organizations
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Ninety-Three Percent of Respondents Indicate Cloud Budgets Will Increase in the Next 24 Months Across Midsize and Larger Enterprises
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Hybrid Cloud Adoption Varies by Organization Size and Time Horizon
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • IT Modernization and Cost Savings Are Primary Motivators of Adopting Public Clouds Regardless of Organization Size
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Capital Expenditure Reductions Dominate Cost Saving Means in Adoption of Private Clouds, With Small Organizations Trending the Highest in This Category
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Cost Is an Inhibitor in Adoption of Private Clouds Followed by Inadequate Technology Across Organization Sizes
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Security and Operations Management Will Be the Most Deployed Applications by Organizations on Public Clouds in the Next 24 Months
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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