Cloud platforms are playing critical roles in helping businesses react to the current crisis as they enable operational resiliency and provide necessary work from home tools. This executive summary provides insight into IDG’s 2020 cloud computing research – outlining cloud computing trends among technology decision-makers, specifically their use, goals, and challenges with multi-cloud as well as their adoption of cloud-native technologies, such as containers.

Download this executive summary and explore the following key points:

  • 92% of organization’s IT environment is at least somewhat in the cloud today.
  • More than half (55%) of organizations currently use multiple public clouds, with 21% saying they use three or more.
  • Close to half (46%) of organization’s cloud-based applications were purpose built for the cloud and 54% moved from an on-premise environment.
  • Cloud computing budgets are on the rise, as 32% of IT budget is expected to be allocated to cloud computing within the next 12 months.