Cloud computing: we'll never be all in, say most companies
"Last week, IT management software provider SolarWinds released its annual report titled IT Trends Report 2016: The Hybrid IT Evolution, detailing some interesting trends around cloud adoption in the enterprise and the rise of hybrid IT.
First off, according to the results of the report, cloud adoption is a foregone conclusion for most businesses. The report found that 92% of the IT professionals who were surveyed said adopting cloud was important to long-term success in their business. Nearly 30% labelled it extremely important.
However, despite this widespread adoption, most organisations aren't fully embracing the cloud within the whole of their organisation. Joel Dolisy, CIO of SolarWinds, said that is because the cloud isn't the best option for all workloads.
‘The findings of this year's study paint a clear picture: cloud adoption is nearly ubiquitous, but it's not now and will not in the foreseeable future be suitable for all workloads and even if it were, very few if any companies would convert all of their existing applications to run in the cloud,’ Dolisy said in a press release.”
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