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2020 Planning Guide for Cloud Computing


In 2020, infrastructure, applications and data will be everywhere. Technical professionals focused on cloud must design a secure, holistic strategy to embrace multicloud, integrate the edge and maintain the data center. This Planning Guide outlines trends for cloud adoption.

Published: 07 October 2019

ID: G00401229

Analyst(s): Elias Khnaser Lydia Leong Angelina Troy Simon Richard Joerg Fritsch Alan Waite Tony Iams Paul Delory Traverse Clayton Gregg Siegfried Marco Meinardi Douglas Toombs Gabriel Chapman Richard Watson

Table Of Contents

Cloud Computing Trends

  • Organizations Will Develop a Holistic Multicloud, Edge and On-Premises Strategy
    • Planning Considerations
  • Containers and Serverless Will Increasingly Impact Workload Architecture
    • Planning Considerations
  • Organizations Will Rethink Their Operations for Multicloud and Distributed Cloud
    • Planning Considerations
  • Organizations Will Invest in Developing Cloud Skills Across Disciplines
    • Planning Considerations

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