Magazine Article | August 31, 2018

Enterprise Cloud Adoption Tips Toward Maturity

Source: Channel Executive Magazine

By Liam Eagle

Off-premises services provider environments take over as the primary venue for most workloads as cloud technology matures

Today, use of cloud technology — whether it’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure- as-a-Service (IaaS), hosted private cloud, or on-premises private cloud — is near ubiquitous. Less than 10 percent of businesses say they’re not using any of these technologies. Previously, SaaS topped measures of cloud adoption, since it offers a safe first step for businesses beginning the transformation process. However, as the use of SaaS nears saturation, plans are shifting to adopt other forms of cloud technology, including IaaS and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), as businesses fill in the rest of that picture.