State of the Cloud Report 2019 from Flexera

State of the Cloud 2019

In January 2019, Flexera surveyed 786 technical professionals across a broad cross-section of organizations about their adoption of cloud computing. The 2019 State of the Cloud Survey identified several key findings:

  1. 84 percent of respondents have a multi-cloud strategy.
  2. 94 percent of respondents use cloud.
  3. Enterprises are prioritizing a balance of public and private clouds.
  4. Organizations leverage almost 5 clouds on average.
  5. Enterprise cloud spend is significant and growing quickly.
  6. Companies run a majority of workloads in cloud.
  7. Enterprise central IT focuses on managing and optimizing cloud costs.
  8. Managing cloud spend and cloud governance are the top challenges for enterprises.
  9. The #1 priority in 2019 is cloud cost optimization.
  10. Cloud users are not doing all they can to optimize costs.
  11. Container use is up, and Kubernetes use is skyrocketing.
  12. Ansible takes the top spot among configuration tools.
  13. Azure continues to grow quickly and reduce the AWS lead, especially among enterprises.
  14. Use of PaaS services from public cloud providers is exploding.
  15. Private cloud adoption is increasing slowly.
  16. Workloads in Azure are growing but lag AWS.

For more in depth insights please download the full report.

RightScale® STATE OF THE CLOUD REPORT from Flexera™

RightScale® STATE OF THE CLOUD REPORT from Flexera™

Executive Summary

RightScale was recently acquired by Flexera, a provider of technology assetmanagement solutions that help enterprises gain insights on how to optimize spend and reduce risk. The same RightScale cloud industry research team that has been producing the State of the Cloud Report for the past eight years has joined Flexera, and has again conducted the annual State of the Cloud Survey and prepared the resulting analysis for the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report from Flexera.

In January 2019, Flexera surveyed 786 technical professionals across a broad cross-section of organizations about their adoption of cloud computing.

The 2019 State of the Cloud Survey identified several key findings:

2019 STATE OF THE CLOUD REPORT

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