CIOs today are operating in a complex technology and political climate as they architect their IT infrastructures for a hybrid cloud environment of on-premises, private cloud and public cloud computing services used by both IT and end users.
This complexity is reflected in a February, 2017 survey of more than 1,000 IT executives and practitioners by SaaS cloud services provider Rightscale. Among the survey findings:
- 85 percent of enterprises had a multicloud strategy;
- Cloud users were running applications in an average of 1.8 public clouds and 2.3 private clouds;