In the previous post in our series on the software defined data center, we covered what the SDDC is, and the possibilities it creates for IT organizations. With such a promising new technology, the desire to jump in feet first is probably pretty strong for most IT leaders.
Today’s IT leaders are under pressure to deliver speed, flexibility and business value like never before. It’s no wonder that so many of them are turning to new technologies, such as hybrid cloud deployments, to help them meet the new challenges they face.
Enterprises are shifting workloads to the cloud. And very often, a hybrid strategy is the goal. Gartner estimates that 72% of companies are pursuing a hybrid cloud model. Get more information about the journey to private cloud.
Moving enterprise applications and data to the cloud offers enormous benefits.
Cloud services can offer a lot of benefits. They include cost, flexibility, agility, and more efficient systems management. However, it takes a lot of thought to ensure that your organization is prepared to take advantage of the cloud. The first step is to develop your hybrid cloud roadmap.
Adoption of cloud technologies is happening rapidly. According to a 2015 survey by Cowen & Company, 77% of enterprises report meaningful adoption of the cloud and believe more processes could be moved to the platform.
Many enterprise IT departments are looking for ways to be more strategic with their cloud approach.