Multi-cloud adoption is a ‘must’ for enterprises

13 November 2018

Report contributor Eric Marks says the multi-cloud ramp-up is a “wake-up” call for internal IT teams to “get their act together”.

Report contributor Eric Marks says the multi-cloud ramp-up is a “wake-up” call for internal IT teams to “get their act together”.

Organisations that delay multi-cloud adoption will become “increasingly irrelevant”, according to a new study from F5 Networks.

In its Future of Multi-Cloud (FOMC) report, the cloud security and solutions provider aims to highlight game-changing trends and chart adaptive best practice over the next five years. The study was conducted by Foresight Factory which drew on its proprietary bank of more than 100 trends and original research across 25 regional markets.

Citing RightScale’s State of the Cloud Report released earlier this year, the FOMC says 81 per cent of global enterprises claim to have a multi-cloud strategy in place.

“The multi-cloud ramp-up is one of the ultimate wake-up calls in internal IT to get their act together,” says FOMC report contributor and VP of cloud consulting at CloudSpectator, Eric Marks. “One of the biggest transformative changes is the realisation of what a high performing IT organisation is and how it compares to

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IX Reach brings cloud options to TeleData’s Manchester data centre

09 November 2018

IX Reach will provide cloud connectivity from TeleData’s flagship data centre in Manchester offering tenants access to its full portfolio of services including direct connections into the cloud.

Cheshire-based IX Reach is a global reseller for internet exchange points and provider of wholesale carrier solutions such as remote peering, low latency point-to-point/multipoint capacity, cloud direct connect solutions, etc.

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More than a quarter of key IT investments set to shift to cloud

26 October 2018

Twenty-eight per cent of spending within key enterprise IT markets will shift to the cloud by 2022, up from 19 per cent in 2018, says Gartner.

The analyst expects growth in enterprise IT spending on cloud-based offerings to be faster than growth in traditional, noncloudy IT offerings. Despite this, it says traditional offerings will still constitute 72 per cent of the addressable revenue for enterprise IT markets in 2022.

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Decline in exclusively on-premise workloads

11 October 2018

Despite being a relatively new technology, use of Docker has seen major growth since last year. Sumo Logic says this also implies growing use of microservices-based applications. SOURCE: THE STATE OF
MODERN APPLICATIONS & DEVSECOPS IN THE CLOUD, 2018 EDITION

Despite being a relatively new technology, use of Docker has seen major growth since last year. Sumo Logic says this also implies growing use of microservices-based applications. SOURCE: THE STATE OF
MODERN APPLICATIONS & DEVSECOPS IN THE CLOUD, 2018 EDITION

The percentage of exclusively on-premises workloads has fallen “dramatically”, according to new research by Sumo Logic.

For its third annual State of Modern Applications and DevSecOps in the Cloud report, the company found that suchworkloads have decreased from 26 per centin 2017 to 16 per cent this year, indicating that the number of organisations building digital properties in the cloud is increasing.

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