A recent study suggests that private and hybrid cloud computing is on the rise. Most companies are adopting multi-cloud strategies than in previous years.
1) 82% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy (up 9% since 2014), 10% use a single public cloud and 5% use a single private cloud. Of the multi-cloud strategies, 14% of enterprises use multiple private clouds, 13% use multiple public clouds, and 55% use hybrid clouds. —Rightscale.com
2) “In looking at the primary preferred execution venue for the next two years across a range of enterprise workload categories, 56% of workloads will be in private or hybrid cloud environments for the next two years.” —451 Research’s Customer Insight, “Voice of the Enterprise Overview”
3) “There is continued migration of enterprise vendors in mature markets like the U.S. to hybrid and private cloud platforms to provide software vendors an opportunity to generate adoption for management technologies, such as customers require next-generation tools to manage heterogeneous IT infrastructures efficiently.” —Technology Business Research [TBR], “Cloud Components Benchmark Q3 2014”
Check out the infographic below from mashable that breaking down some of the differences between the public, private and hybrid cloud and their uses for various workloads.