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Details Behind Gartner's $331B Public Cloud Forecast

Analyst firm Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud service market will grow from $182.4bn in 2018 to $331.2bn in 2022, attaining a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6%. More near-term, they forecast that the worldwide public cloud services market will grow from $182.4 billion in 2018 to $214.3bn in 2019, a 17.5% jump in just a year.

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Cloud Drivers: The Same Yet Different

Now that the cloud has become a household name, businesses are becoming more selective in how they choose their services. Business needs and concerns have changed significantly since the cloud first emerged, meaning there are new market drivers to consider. Agility is still a top driver, but the significance of things like Cost, Performance and Security play varied roles depending on company industry and size.

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The Move to Cloud: Why Not 'Lift-and-Shift'?

Adopting the cloud should be an enabler to becoming a more agile organization. But if your cloud footprint looks exactly like your on-premises configuration, how likely is it that you’ll receive all the benefits? Your current infrastructure is probably over-provisioned, which makes sense because your current operating model is characterized by long lead times to accomplish most activities.

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Every Company is a Cloud Company

All companies are becoming more digital. Sounds right enough, but let’s level set on the definition. At a minimum, digital companies make their offerings easy to find, easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. Beyond these basics, a digital company uses technology as a central element of value delivery.

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VIDEO: Cloud Computing Drivers

Cloud Computing is more than a technology.  It's a digital disruption, business agility and business growth driver.  See how and why in this video defining the Financial Drivers for Cloud Computing.

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Will You Lose Control in the Cloud?

Because you retain ultimate accountability for results, asserting that accountability is key to maintaining control over the many variables that affect performance. So how can you maintain control when so many variables are delivered by the provider?

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What Can I Move To The Cloud?

You have certainly heard that businesses are moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. So it’s natural to think about migrating all assets, yet few organizations actually do that. Most experts agree that moving everything in a big-bang is not the way to go.

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How Do You Start Your Move to the Cloud?

Over the last two years, the perspective on the question of moving to the cloud has gone from having to justify why you should to justifying why you shouldn’t. That shift in mindset opens the pathway to making it a reality. Fair enough… so… what do you do?

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Defining the Cloud

As more people and organizations migrate their activities and workloads to the cloud, we find it as important as ever to start out agreeing on definitions. Most people assume that they said exactly ...

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It's Time to Move Your Fax Machine Into the Cloud

Fax will never die — but it can certainly kill your document process efficiency with its heavily manual processes. That’s why many of today’s businesses are turning to cloud-based fax services. Replacing traditional fax machines with Cloud Fax ....

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