Private and public clouds
75% of organizations surveyed run some mission-critical applications in their private cloud, up from 71% in 2013.
Almost half (47%) of the companies surveyed run some mission-critical apps in the public cloud, an increase from 33% in 2013.
60% of large firms run more than half their mission-critical apps in the private cloud; 37% run more than three-fourths of these apps in the cloud.
30% of respondents said their cloud app service availability readiness isn’t on par with the rest of their systems.
39% of organizations never test their private cloud availability. Only 11% test it once per year.
47% of organizations have a disaster recovery (DR) solution in place for their private cloud. This means 53% do not have one.
Only 14% of organizations track performance KPIs for their cloud environment, compared with 49% to 71% in other parts of their IT infrastructure.
47% of companies analyze configuration consistency in the cloud quarterly or more frequently, compared with 70% to 78% in other areas of IT infrastructure.