While cost reduction is still a top priority, scalability and business agility have stepped to the forefront as primary reasons businesses are adopting cloud solutions.
The next generation of business applications in the cloud allow businesses to start with what makes the most sense for their business now, and easily extend and modify as their business needs change over time without IT complexity and disruption to their business. With the right service provider and the right applications in the cloud, even complex business processes can be moved to the cloud with confidence.
IDC states that “By 2020 clouds will stop being referred to as ‘public’ and ‘private.’ It will simply be the way business is done and IT is provisioned.” (Microsoft, 2018)
The adoption of cloud services worldwide has continued to accelerate at an incredible pace. “If you’re resisting the cloud because of security concerns, you’re running out of excuses.” quoted lines from Forrester. (Microsoft, 2018)
Source: Microsoft, 2018
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