Gartner Information Technology Research

Moving Data and Analytics Capabilities to the Cloud

Published: 14 January 2020

ID: G00466960

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from 19 members regarding their experiences with moving data and analytics capabilities to cloud hosting providers. The summary begins with an overview of members' data and analytics environments and studies their use cases that are best suited to each of the environments. It examines the effectiveness of their on-premises and cloud environments in delivering various data and analytics capabilities and describes the drivers associated with members' cloud-hosted business cases. It further discusses members' satisfaction with the cloud hosting providers and details the core technologies that form a part of their pre-cloud and cloud data and analytics technology stacks. The summary closes by highlighting members' approaches toward the front-end or data visualization tools prior to and after moving to the cloud.

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