Half Of The Enterprises Will Be Operating In A Hybrid Multicloud Environment By 2021: IDC

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  • By 2021, 50 per cent of the enterprises in India will rely on a mix of on-premises or dedicated private clouds, public clouds, and legacy platforms
  • By 2022, 30 per cent of enterprises in India will deploy unified VMs, Kubernetes, and multicloud management processes and tools
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Half of the enterprises in India will be operating in a hybrid multicloud environment by 2021 as per a report by International Data Corporation (IDC). It added that with 95 per cent of the organizations planning to increase their cloud spend in the coming 12 months, the adoption of cloud technologies is pertinent for enterprises of all sizes.

Rishu Sharma , principal analyst, cloud and artificial intelligence, IDC India said, “Enterprises in India are looking at cloud as a key enabler to meet their business priorities. As per IDC’s Cloud Pulse 2Q19, 75 per cent of organizations in India have plans to invest in the cloud-based infrastructure and applications to meet their business goals. Cloud will become the enabler for all things digital but will bring in challenges associated with the management of multiple clouds and traditional systems.”

Distributed clouds, multicloud management, and hyperagile apps

As per the report, some of the key predictions that would impact the technology buyers and suppliers in cloud technologies and services in India in next three years are distributed clouds, multicloud management, and hyperagile apps.

It said that by 2021, 50 per cent of the enterprises in India will rely on a mix of on-premises or dedicated private clouds, public clouds, and legacy platforms to meet their infrastructure needs. By 2022, 30 per cent of enterprises in India will deploy unified VMs, Kubernetes, and multicloud management processes and tools.

Multicloud environment

This will be done to support multicloud management and governance across on-premises and public clouds. The report also said that by 2023, a third of India enterprise applications will be deployed in a containerized hybrid cloud or multicloud environment.

Swapnil Shende, senior market analyst for AI at IDC India said, “Cloud management is a challenge. Organizations are looking for partners that can help them bridge the talent gap, reskill existing staff, and develop access to new resources. India market demands consistent and standardized automated cloud installations which enable technicians and decision-makers to execute timely assessments cost-effectively.”

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