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Cloud Migration in 2021

Cloud Migration in 2021

Benefits and challenges of migrating to the cloud

Has your organization migrated to the cloud?

87%Yes
13%No
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What are the key benefits your organization has realized from moving to the cloud? (Select all that apply)

69%Scalability (scale up or down to support workloads)
67%Flexibility (access cloud data and services from anywhere)
41%Increased collaboration
32%Increased security
41%Maximum uptime and zero risk failure
40%Minimal maintenance
24%Optimization of staffing budgets
25%Outsourcing of non-core competencies
36%Reduced capital expenditure
24%Reduced risk of data loss
1%Other
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What are/were the key challenges your organization faced with cloud migration? (Select all that apply)

35%Application performance
50%Cost management and containment
43%Governance and compliance
49%Integration with existing systems
42%Lack of technical expertise
26%Ensuring continuous service
20%Ensuring data integrity
30%Workload and data migration time
26%Organizational resistance to change
21%Performance and reliability
25%Security issues
15%Mismatch between cloud offerings and business requirements
0%Other
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How many public clouds are you currently using?

1%0
9%1
29%2
34%3
24%4
3%Greater than 4
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How many private clouds are you currently using?

4%0
24%1
39%2
17%3
14%4
3%Greater than 4
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What percent of your organization’s current cloud-based applications were previously deployed on-premises?

19%1-20%
30%21-40%
25%41-60%
13%61-80%
13%81-100%
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What percent of your organization’s current cloud-based applications were purpose-built for the cloud?

31%1-20%
35%21-40%
20%41-60%
7%61-80%
7%81-100%
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Which applications and services do you plan to migrate to the cloud this year? (Select all that apply)

45%Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics
25%Contract lifecycle management (CLM)
39%Customer relationship management (CRM)
41%Disaster recovery
31%Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
32%Human resources management system (HRMS)
24%Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and management
27%Line of business (LOB) applications
44%Data storage and backup
2%Other
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