This report from Savvis
is based on a survey conducted globally in August 2013, states that within five years, companies will have outsourced 70% of their IT infrastructures, and cloud will be the leading IT model.
The survey shows that the top reasons for companies to move to cloud solutions are lower cost (37%), enhanced security (32%) and ability to scale up and down (31%). Companies with higher growth rates use more managed services than companies with lower growth rates.
- Within five years, companies will have outsourced 70% of their IT infrastructures
- Co-location and managed services gain in popularity as on-premise systems decline
- Most organizations will deploy “hybrid” IT infrastructures