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Forbes INSIGHTS:
When Clouds Connect
How Hybrid IT Is
Transforming Enterprises
Research
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Today It’s A Hybrid World
Most executives say they are employing a
mix of p...
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Workloads are Frequently Moved
To, From, and Between Clouds
65% of enterprises have discontinued o...
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In Long Run, Public and Private
Cloud Costs May Even Out
Cost is not as significant a factor as
co...
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Public Clouds Are Delivering on Service Promises
Four in five executives indicate
they are satisfi...
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EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
“IT transformation is the
corners...
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EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
Enterprises need to determine whe...
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Forbes Insights: When Clouds Connect

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New research from Forbes and Cisco highlights how Hybrid IT is transforming enterprises: http://www.forbes.com/forbesinsights/cisco_hybrid_cloud/index.html

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Forbes Insights: When Clouds Connect

  1. 1. Forbes INSIGHTS: When Clouds Connect How Hybrid IT Is Transforming Enterprises Research
  2. 2. connectedfuturesmag.comconnectedfuturesmag.com Today It’s A Hybrid World Most executives say they are employing a mix of public and private services Close to 2/3 regard it as very important to have a hybrid cloud strategy that combines private & public cloud services IT leaders say the choice to go public, private or hybrid depends on the type of application. ConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
  3. 3. connectedfuturesmag.com Workloads are Frequently Moved To, From, and Between Clouds 65% of enterprises have discontinued or scaled back the use of a public cloud service within the past two years Some public cloud engagements serve as “temporary” engagements that eventually shift back to on-premises implementations as functionality builds ConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
  4. 4. connectedfuturesmag.com In Long Run, Public and Private Cloud Costs May Even Out Cost is not as significant a factor as conventional wisdom suggests it may be. • 64% would consider transitioning from public to private even if the costs for private were two to three times higher Many executives are looking at other advantages cloud provides, such as agility and growth potential. ConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
  5. 5. connectedfuturesmag.com Public Clouds Are Delivering on Service Promises Four in five executives indicate they are satisfied with the SLAs they have in place with their cloud providers. Areas especially strong include access to greater storage and access to greater processing capacity. connectedfuturesmag.comConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS
  6. 6. connectedfuturesmag.comconnectedfuturesmag.comConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS “IT transformation is the cornerstone of successful digital transformation for any business.” Dhritiman Dasgupta, Vice President of Marketing, Cisco
  7. 7. connectedfuturesmag.comconnectedfuturesmag.comConnectedFuturesMag.com EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS Enterprises need to determine where public, private or hybrid cloud best fit within their technology infrastructure and strategy. Learn more now. Read the Report

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