Vendors and customization
Three-quarters of IT decision-makers said they’ve migrated more than 25% of their IT structure to the cloud and 31% have migrated more than half of their IT structure to the cloud.
47% are seeking greater IT reliability and business continuity through their cloud strategy.
57% consider infrastructure as a service (IaaS) within a private cloud a top priority, and 40% view IaaS within a hybrid cloud as a top priority.
60% consider security an important quality in selecting a vendor for IT infrastructure solutions hosting, and 51% look for company sustainability.
50% want IT infrastructure hosting vendors who can customize solutions to meet their needs, and 46% seek breadth of services and solutions.
49% need cloud service providers to improve their reliability and uptime, and 45% are looking to bring in new technical expertise and tools.
34% need their virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) solutions to securely manage the data that’s available to a temporary and/or remote workforce.
One-quarter want VDI/DaaS solutions that enable higher productivity among remote workers through optimal data access.
85% are either currently using co-location services or will consider doing so in the next year.
86% either have a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy or will be considering one in the next year.