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.
The report covers a breadth of findings related to your peers' experience of cloud, and
has produced some surprising results.
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.
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.
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.
Discover how more than 70 percent of cloud-mature businesses are reaping benefits from migrating workloads to the cloud.Download: Move Workloads
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
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
Learn how your peers have improved analytics using cloud; accessing information faster is one of the prime motivators.Download: Analytics and insights
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
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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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.