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IT Leaders' Insights on the Cloud

What do IT leaders say about the cloud? What is the impact on their businesses? How does the cloud fit into their future plans? Find out by downloading this independent research study of 730 executives.

Your Cloud Priorities

From security to data management and beyond, the cloud is changing how businesses operate. Check out the most insightful and impactful findings from the study in each of your cloud priority areas.

Hear the Highlights

Get the inside scoop on how your peers view the cloud, and discover the next steps to a more agile and innovative future.

 

The report covers a breadth of findings related to your peers' experience of cloud, and
has produced some surprising results.

Key Findings

Key Findings

A large number of organizations around the world and across industries already embrace the cloud, according to the report. Those surveyed have migrated an average of 29 percent of their applications to the cloud and are in the process of migrating another 25 percent.

Regardless of how mature their cloud environment is, respondents identify similar benefits and challenges. The research provides invaluable insight into the cloud experience and ambitions of senior IT professionals in six key areas, outlined in the section below.


Industry Focus

The survey data was also analyzed by industry sector, and we have produced five specific reports. Find out what your peers think about the cloud, its challenges and its benefits with respect to the sectors they work in.


Your Cloud Priorities

There are many ways to approach a migration to the cloud—reflecting a wide range of business goals and starting points. The report highlights six key areas that organizations can prioritize when considering their cloud strategy. We have created briefs for each area, which go into a deeper dive than the key report. Find out more below.

Brief

Move Workloads to the Cloud

Move Workloads to the Cloud

Discover how more than 70 percent of cloud-mature businesses are reaping benefits from migrating workloads to the cloud.

Download: Move Workloads

Brief

Develop and Deploy Applications

Develop and Deploy Applications

Find out why 730 of your peers develop and test apps in the cloud to improve business innovation and competitiveness.

Download: Develop and Deploy Applications

Brief

Connect and Extend Applications

Connect and Extend Applications

72 percent of cloud-mature businesses cite enriched functionality in their apps; discover other benefits reported for connecting apps in the cloud.

Download: Connect and extend applications

Brief

Business-Driven Analytics and Insights

Business-Driven Analytics and Insights

Learn how your peers have improved analytics using cloud; accessing information faster is one of the prime motivators.

Download: Analytics and insights

Brief

Modernize Data Management

Modernize Data Management

In the next 3 years, 9 out of 10 companies say they will manage and store their data in the cloud. Find out why in this brief.

Download: Modernize data management

Brief

Secure and Manage Hybrid Cloud

Secure and Manage Hybrid Cloud

Cloud-mature companies often highly rate their security capabilities. Learn how cloud benefits security and management.

Download: Secure and Manage Hybrid Cloud

 

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About the Report

The survey and analysis was conducted by Longitude Research and sponsored by Oracle and Intel. Published at the end of 2017, the report provides insights from 730 C-suite and senior IT executives.

The respondents came from 13 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. They work for companies with annual revenues of US$1 billion or more. The following industries are represented: Energy, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Retail, Healthcare, Financial services, Telecommunications, and Media and Entertainment.

In addition to the main report, we have created six briefs which can be found in Your Cloud Priorities. If you require further information about these areas, click on the links here: Move Workloads, Develop and Deploy Apps, Connect and Extend Apps, Deliver Insights and Analytics, Modernize Data Management, Security and Systems Management.

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