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Cloud Infrastructure Strategy in 2021

Cloud Infrastructure Strategy in 2021

This survey focuses on the pain points driving the decisions for Cloud Infrastructure and the overall approach towards it.

Which of the following categories best describes your employment status?

88%Employed, working full-time
7%Employed, working part-time
4%Not employed, looking for work
1%Not employed, NOT looking for work
0%Retired
0%Disabled, not able to work
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959 responses

Which of the following best describes your involvement in purchases of IT cloud services, work apps, security solutions, or software for your company?

29%I approve decisions made by my team
29%I am the primary decision maker
38%I influence decisions, but I don't have a final say
4%I'm not involved at all
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What is the current cloud infrastructure at your company?

10%Private cloud (a corporate cloud for employees or authorized partners/contractors)
25%Public cloud (cloud services from a provider where resources are available via the internet)
62%Hybrid cloud (A mixed environment made up of on-premise, private, and public cloud services)
2%Don’t know
2%No need for cloud infrastructure
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What cloud infrastructure and platform does your company currently use (if you are using a public or private cloud provider)? Check all that apply.

6%We’re not using a cloud infrastructure solution
61%AWS
54%Microsoft Azure
39%Google Cloud Platform
13%Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
11%IBM Cloud
8%VMware Cloud on AWS
1%Other
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How did the work-from-home trend impact your company's usage of cloud solutions in the past year?

16%Using much more
47%Using more
35%Using the same
1%Using less
0%Using a lot less
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858 responses

How do you anticipate the return-to-work movement will impact your purchase of cloud services and cloud-based software in the next year?

5%We will completely change our cloud deployments
18%We will change a lot of what we have
41%We will change some of what we have
23%We will change very little of what we have
14%We’re not making changes to our cloud deployments
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What are the main reasons for making changes to your cloud services and cloud-based app deployments? (Select all that apply)

6%None of the above
55%Create a more agile environment
37%Increase the speed of decision making
36%Need to support more remote employees
28%Cut costs
49%Improve security
35%Add functionality in specific business unit (eg: marketing, sales, finance)
47%Move towards digital transformation
0%Other
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846 responses

Which of the following cloud-based security services is your company currently using? (Select all that apply)

15%None
37%Okta
22%OneLogin
9%LogMeIn
4%ForgeRock
35%McAfee
9%Sophos
10%Kaspersky
11%Duo Security
16%Ping Identity
3%Imprivata
3%Other
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842 responses

Are you in the market to purchase or switch to a new cloud-based security service in the next 12 months?

15%Yes, we plan to make a new purchase
20%Yes, we plan to switch from our current vendor
65%No, we have no plans to purchase or switch in the next year
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Which of the following cloud-based security services would you consider purchasing for your company in the next year? (Select all that apply)

46%None
21%Okta
13%OneLogin
6%LogMeIn
5%ForgeRock
15%McAfee
8%Sophos
8%Kaspersky
9%Duo Security
11%Ping Identity
3%Imprivata
2%Other
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Which of the following data management solutions for analytics is your company currently using? (Select all that apply)

9%None
59%Microsoft SQL Server
15%Snowflake Data Warehouse
22%Google BigQuery
13%IBM Db2
27%Oracle
7%Teradata
7%Cloudera
20%Amazon Redshift
2%Other
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Are you in the market to purchase or switch to a new data management solution for analytics in the next 12 months?

13%Yes, we plan to make a new purchase
18%Yes, we plan to switch from our current vendor
70%No, we have no plans to purchase or switch in the next year
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Which of the following data management solutions for analytics would you consider purchasing for your company in the next 12 months? (Select all that apply)

46%None
24%Microsoft SQL Server
13%Snowflake Data Warehouse
14%Google BigQuery
5%IBM Db2
10%Oracle
6%Teradata
7%Cloudera
13%Amazon Redshift
1%Other
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838 responses