Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: How Cloud Adoption Trends Differ by Geography

Published: 24 May 2016

ID: G00294427

Analyst(s): Ed Anderson , Sid Nag

Summary

Gartner's 2015 Cloud Adoption Survey reveals the variations in adoption throughout the world. Cloud offering managers must leverage the key findings and recommendations and increase the relevance and appeal of their offerings across a variety of buyers across organizations worldwide.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Use of Cloud Services Is Becoming Prevalent Worldwide
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Several Factors Are Driving Organizations to Adopt a Cloud-First Strategy
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Security and Compliance Concerns Are Among the Top Inhibitors to Cloud Adoption
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Many Organizations Still Require Explicit Approval of Cloud Services
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • The Biggest Cloud Investments in Cloud-Related Services Include Managed Services, Development and Implementation Services
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Hybrid Cloud Adoption Will Be Prevalent Among Many Businesses
    • Implication
    • Recommendation
  • Organizations Value Cost Savings and IT Modernization When Deploying Public Cloud Services
    • Implications
    • Recommendations
  • Security Concerns Prevail as the Top Reason Why Organizations Are Not Considering the Use of Public Cloud Services
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Most Organizations Have a Timeline of One Year for the Re-evaluation of SaaS Solutions in the Marketplace
    • Implications
    • Recommendation
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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