62% of organisations are at the moment utilizing a multi-cloud atmosphere, with an additional 18% actively within the means of transitioning to a multi-cloud atmosphere.
That is in response to OVHcloud’s current government report on the state of multi-cloud, which examined the views of greater than 500 IT resolution makers of enormous organisations within the UK.
Matt Tebay, gross sales director at OVHcloud, stated: “Utilizing the precise cloud for the precise workload is quickly being accepted as the easiest way to do enterprise right this moment.
“Virtually two thirds (64%) of organisations see their use of multi-cloud rising within the subsequent two years, so though it will possibly convey appreciable complexity, the advantages are clear to corporations right this moment. Actually, solely 3% of organisations stated that their use of multi-cloud would lower within the subsequent two years, and fewer than 1% don’t have any plans to make use of multi-cloud in any respect.”
The flexibleness of multi-cloud, permitting organisations to run workloads in the precise cloud environments, was recognised by half of the research as one in every of its primary strengths, intently adopted by improved agility (41%). Price-effectiveness and getting access to higher infrastructure on an OpEx foundation (40%) in addition to decreased organisational threat (39%) – by having fewer factors of failure – had been additionally seen as key benefits.
“Operating the precise utility on the precise cloud can convey vital operational features to organisations,” continued Tebay. “Though working in a number of cloud environments can require greater ranges of abilities and coaching, when performed properly it will possibly convey each enhanced agility and a strong industrial ROI.”
Nevertheless, the report additionally highlighted plenty of challenges with multi-cloud environments, with 27% of IT decision-makers highlighting technical complexity as one in every of their primary concern or space of threat, and 31% worrying with a bigger bodily property implying extra endpoints to safe, and in consequence, extra attainable vulnerabilities.
“This complexity might clarify why slightly below half (46%) of the research admitted to nonetheless being ‘on the street’ to multi-cloud, taking it a step at a time,” concluded Tebay. “Regardless of this, virtually 1 / 4 (23%) of IT decision-makers stated that their use of multi-cloud was ‘plain crusing’ and that they’re seeing vital advantages, which exhibits the true affect of a mature, well-thought-out method to multi-cloud.”
The analysis was carried out by market analysis company Censuswide and surveyed 504 IT decision-makers of enormous organisations with 201 – 700 workers.
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