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Almost all companies are now programme vs event embracing multicloud
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Flexera's new State of the Cloud report programme vs event has revealed that almost all programme vs event enterprises programme vs event have embraced multicloud with programme vs event 93 percent programme vs event of companies now using multiple cloud programme vs event service programme vs event providers.

To compile its report, the programme vs event company surveyed 750 programme vs event respondents from 554 programme vs event enterprises and programme vs event 196 SMBs to discover that programme vs event organizations programme vs event have turned to programme vs event multicloud in an effort programme vs event to avoid vendor lock-in.

Flexera programme vs event found that AWS, Azure and programme vs event Google programme vs event remain the programme vs event top three public cloud programme vs event providers with Google programme vs event Cloud seeing the fastest adoption in programme vs event growth when compared to programme vs event a year programme vs event ago. The programme vs event company also found that Microsoft programme vs event has programme vs event made progress programme vs event when in programme vs event narrowing the gap between it and programme vs event AWS in terms of programme vs event the percentage programme vs event of enterprises using Azure as well programme vs event as programme vs event with the number of virtual programme vs event machines being deployed programme vs event on the service.

When programme vs event it programme vs event came programme vs event to spending programme vs event on cloud computing services, programme vs event 20 percent of enterprises told Flexera that programme vs event their programme vs event annual spending exceeded programme vs event $12m and programme vs event 74 percent reported spending programme vs event over $1.2m.

Multicloud strategies

In addition to programme vs event using multiple programme vs event cloud service programme vs event providers, Flexera found programme vs event that enterprises are also programme vs event heavily investing in programme vs event containers. programme vs event Of programme vs event those surveyed, programme vs event 65 percent of programme vs event organizations are using Docker for programme vs event containers with 58 percent programme vs event using Kubernetes. programme vs event AWS, Azure and Google's container-as-a-service offerings have programme vs event also programme vs event seen programme vs event strong growth as more companies are programme vs event adopting containers.

The coronavirus programme vs event outbreak has also programme vs event led at programme vs event least half of the companies programme vs event surveyed to programme vs event accelerate their cloud programme vs event plans as programme vs event more employees programme vs event are programme vs event working from programme vs event home than programme vs event ever before. According programme vs event to Flexera, programme vs event 59 percent of programme vs event enterprises programme vs event say their cloud programme vs event usage will exceed the plans they programme vs event made prior to programme vs event the pandemic.

In a press release, president programme vs event and programme vs event CEO of programme vs event Flexera, programme vs event Jim programme vs event Ryan provided further insight programme vs event on the firm's latest State programme vs event of the Cloud report, programme vs event saying:

“The State of the Cloud programme vs event survey captures insights programme vs event into how organizations are progressing programme vs event in their journey programme vs event to cloud. programme vs event That journey programme vs event is even more important programme vs event for programme vs event businesses today as programme vs event we programme vs event face the unprecedented operational impacts programme vs event of programme vs event the programme vs event COVID-19 pandemic. With employees working from home programme vs event and programme vs event more business interactions going digital more than programme vs event half of programme vs event enterprise respondents said programme vs event their cloud usage will be higher programme vs event than originally planned at programme vs event the beginning of the programme vs event year due to the programme vs event pandemic. Companies plan programme vs event to migrate more services programme vs event to cloud, yet they’re programme vs event already exceeding cloud programme vs event budgets. They will need to focus programme vs event on optimizing programme vs event workloads as they migrate programme vs event in programme vs event addition to cost management and governance to programme vs event ensure operational efficiency.”

Via ZDNet