Cloud Computing - IBM to use cloud-based applications and/or computing ... How is the use of cloud computing technology impacting the following at your organization ...

  • Published on
    10-May-2018

  • View
    212

  • Download
    0

Embed Size (px)

Transcript

  • Current Developments and Opportunities

    Cloud Computing

  • Purpose and Methodology

    1

    Survey Sample

    Total Respondents 1,672

    Margin of Error +/- 2.7

    Audience Base CIO, Computerworld, CSO,

    InfoWorld, ITworld, Network

    World and TechWorld sites

    plus IDG UK, IDG

    Sweden, email, and

    LinkedIn forums.

    Survey Method

    Survey Goal

    To measure cloud computing trends among

    technology decision-makers including usage

    and plans across various cloud service and

    deployment models, investments, business

    drivers and impact on business strategy and

    plans.

    Collection Online Questionnaire

    Number of

    Questions 47 (incl. demographics)

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

  • 2

    Organizations Continue to Explore Cloud Opportunities

    Q. Which of the following best describes your organizations current stance on cloud deployments?

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

  • 3

    Cloud Adoption Grows as a Business Staple

    18%

    25%

    57%

    15%

    24%

    61%

    13%

    18%

    69%

    Plan to use cloud-based applicationsand/or computing infrastructurevia the cloud within 1 to 3 years

    Plan to use cloud-based applicationsand/or computing infrastructure via the

    cloud within the next 12 months

    Have at least one application or aportion of our computing infrastructure

    in the cloud (for example, CRM, applicationdevelopment and testing and disaster recovery)

    2014 2013 2012

    Q. What are your organization's plans with regard to utilizing computing infrastructure or applications via the cloud? AND Q. Please rate your level of agreement with

    the following statement: My organization is evaluating investments in emerging technologies such as software defined networking (SDN) and network virtualization

    as a way to get the most agility out of its cloud investments.

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

  • 4

    Cloud Drives Innovation, Collaboration and Responsiveness

    Q. How is the use of cloud computing technology impacting the following at your organization?

    17%

    42%

    46%

    49%

    51%

    55%

    56%

    56%

    58%

    61%

    63%

    20%

    23%

    7%

    16%

    10%

    22%

    4%

    11%

    6%

    6%

    8%

    52%

    17%

    34%

    22%

    20%

    15%

    28%

    25%

    26%

    24%

    17%

    11%

    18%

    13%

    13%

    19%

    8%

    12%

    8%

    10%

    9%

    12%

    IT headcount

    IT costs

    Demand for new applications

    Network bandwidth delivery speeds

    End-user satisfaction

    IT complexity

    Employee collaboration

    Need for specialized IT skills

    Access to critical business data & applications

    IT innovation

    IT agility

    Increasing Decreasing No impact Not sure

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

  • 5

    Large Gap in Cloud Spending Between Enterprise and SMB Organizations

    Q. Approximately how much will your organization invest in cloud-based services computing (including software, services, training and other related costs) in the next

    12 months?

    14%

    10%

    17%

    9%

    20%

    7%6%

    1%

    5% 5%

    20%

    14%

    40%

    $10 million ormore

    $5 milllion to$9.9 million

    $1 million to$4.9 million

    $500,000 to$999,999

    $100,000 to$499,999

    $50,000 to$99,999

    Less than$50,000

    1,000+

  • 6

    IT Environments Quickly Move to the Cloud

    Q. Approximately, what percent of your organizations total IT environment (data, applications, infrastructure, etc.) presently resides in each of the following, and

    will in 18 months?

    19%

    15%

    5%

    61%

    25%

    21%

    7%

    47%

    Private Cloud Public Cloud Hybrid Cloud Non-Cloud

    Currently

    In 18 months

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

  • 45%

    45%

    10%

    Do Cloud-Related Projects Come Back into IT Ownership?

    Yes No Not sure

    7

    Many External Cloud Projects Return to IT

    6%

    23%

    29%

    32%

    35%

    50%

    59%

    59%

    Other

    Request/recommendation by other department(s)

    Need for more effectivecontract negotiations

    Increasing demand on helpdesk/problems by users

    Not enough staff/time to manage

    Need for standardization (on one platform)

    Security concerns

    Lack of appropriate skillsets within department

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

    Q. Have you encountered instances where a cloud-related project(s) originally initiated outside of the IT organization (i.e., from other areas of your business)

    come back into IT ownership? Q. What are the main factors that drove the project(s) back into IT ownership? BASE: Encountered instances where cloud-

    related project(s) that originated outside the IT organization come back into IT ownership

    Factors Driving Projects Back

  • 8

    Majority Confident in Own Information Security

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

    Confidence in Security

    of Information Assets

    in the Cloud

    Q. Considering the current policies and security measures in place at your organization, how confident are you in the security of the information assets your

    organization has placed in the cloud?

  • 9

    For More Information

    Source: 2014 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Study

    For more information on this study, please contact Sue

    Yanovitch, VP of Marketing at syanovitch@idgenterprise.com

    mailto:syanovitch@idgenterprise.com

Recommended

View more >