Enterprises Are Saying They Like Their Clouds Private
As cloud punditry continues to rise up in the big conversation about the “race to zero” on pricing, and who should be using who’s API, the real conversation about enterprise cloud adoption is happening in the board room, and the trend may surprise you.
Just like the door hanger at your hotel, many enterprises are opting for privacy with their cloud deployment. Private cloud environments are popping up all over, and recent surveys done are showing that this is more than just a rare situation.
As cloud methodologies become more widely implemented, policy is catching up to it. The good news is that the trend is heading towards cloud usage as a leading direction for many organizations. Many cite data privacy and security as the top reason.
Private cloud computing will rise, and as a result we will see some of those organizations also begin to test the waters of public cloud. While many public cloud advocates may be dismayed by the results of the survey, they can at least be pleased that clouds are coming, even if on-premises is where they land.
Read up on the CTERA and Research Now survey here and some of the information gathered from it.