5 Top Tips for getting Cloud Adoption right.
Global spend on public cloud services is forecast to grow by 18.4% this year, hitting $305 billion for the first time, according to Gartner. By 2024 cloud is projected to make up 14.2% of global enterprise IT spending, up from 9.1% in 2020, reinforcing cloud adoption as a fundamental component of digital business transformation.
The increased use of public cloud services has reinforced cloud adoption to be 'the new normal,' now more than ever.
- Sid Nag, Research Vice President at Gartner.
Cloud's on-demand, scalable models have enabled organisations to achieve greater cost-efficiency and reliability, yet 75% of organisations surveyed by Gartner felt that their cloud adoption strategy was not 'fit-for-purpose'. 1
Not just an IT project
We often have conversations with our clients about why "cloud is not just an IT project" - but what does that mean? Surely, as huge change to an organisations' IT operations, cloud should be handled by the IT team? However, this approach often treats the cloud as just another data storage solution, fails to grasp the true scope of the opportunity it presents and can fail to deliver on the desired business benefits.
So here's our 5 Top Tips for getting your Cloud Adoption right:
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1 Gartner Cloud Webinar 2020