81% of companies operate on cloudy days and 26% of companies invest over $ 6 million a year in public hybrid cloud infrastructures, the result of which has never been so difficult.
In 2018, hybrid cloud entered this trend. Almost all organizations (96%) use it one way or another. However, research shows that when users are mature, they tend to switch from hybrid cloud scenarios, including public and private clouds. Cloud spread among countless service providers. In fact, according to Rightscale’s Cloud Status Report 2018, 81% of companies adopt a blurred strategy.
The Rightscale report emphasizes that many companies view the adoption of public cloud as a top priority, from 29% in 2017 to 38% in 2018. Hybrid clouds reduce priority and decrease from 45% in 2017 to 45% in 2018. On average, organizations use around five clouds, while advanced users use more. Respondents often run applications in cloud 3.1 and are testing a further 1.7 for a total of 4.8 clouds. Public cloud users use 2.7 clouds on average. Companies that use hybrid clouds use three on average.
Flowers are increasing
Obviously, increasing the use of the cloud will have a financial impact. One third of companies expect to double public cloud spending by 2018, with a 71% increase in public cloud spending by over 20%. In contrast, less than a quarter (23%) of companies in 2018 increased their cloud by more than 50%. Today, 26% of companies spend more than $ 6 million a year on consumption. The public cloud, which spends 30% at the same time, ranges from $ 1.2 million to $ 6 million a year.
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In addition to large organizations, even small and medium-sized businesses use the cloud to advance the digital agenda. SMEs are expected to have fewer cloud bills (half of the spending is less than $ 10,000 a month), but 17% expect to double their spending this year and 62% will increase. Their cloud represents at least 20%. Of course, the disadvantage of this fragmentation is that it is overly complex, making it difficult to navigate the cloud landscape.
For the second consecutive year, cloud cost optimization is the biggest challenge for the business: in 2017, 53% of respondents and 58% of 2018 were cited. This is a particularly important goal. For mature cloud users, 65% of intermediate users and 69% of advanced users call users an important initiative in 2018. Cloud computing seems to be a concern. System of love and hate – a relationship that does not bring economic hope.
Leading and brokerage clouds are very important
The company has already managed 77% of the workload in the cloud. More private clouds (45%) and SMEs use 80% more workloads in the cloud than public clouds (32%), 48% use public clouds and 32% support private clouds.
In 2018, the business IT voice is growing and playing a major role in spending management by applying applications to the cloud (69% compared to 63% in 2017). Commissions (64% against 55%), policies (60% vs. 58%) and cloud service brokers (60% vs. 54%.) In contrast, central IT also plays in the selection of public and private clouds and when it creates a private cloud, the role is much smaller and generally able to authorize central IT, but it usually agrees that central IT should manage and optimize cloud costs.
Configure frames and containers to easily accept clouds
More and more organizations are using containers and microservices to drive digital growth. The Docker continues to rise, from 35% in 2017 to 49% (growth of 40%). AWS Container Services (ECS / EKS) is in second place with a 44% request rate. Kubernetes grew faster, almost doubling its application, reaching 27%. Container Azure and Google Container Engine services have grown significantly, reaching 20% and 14% respectively. A higher corporate rate applies to all container tools compared to SMB. In larger companies, Docker has implemented 54% of applications.
Of all the interviewees, Ansible and Chef each represented 36%, and then Puppet represented 34%. However, in the company, Chef (48%) and Puppet (47%) occupy the first two sections.