For example, the cloud has become the ultimate IT -as-a-commodity, providing new ways to accelerate and facilitate business growth. The cloud now represents an alternative to the traditional ‘on premise’ model that is reliable, affordable and can be used in several different ways. For many companies, especially new companies, the cloud is the go-to solution, rather than an afterthought.
However, the majority (65 percent) of enterprise workloads are still running on owned or onsite data centres. Just 9 percent of enterprise workloads are cloud-based.