|By PR Newswire||
|February 17, 2014 07:37 AM EST||
LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:
This IDC study analyzes survey data from over 1,100 business and IT decision makers whose organizations are currently using cloud or plan to use cloud within the next 12 months The data shows that these decision makers recognize they still have a long way to go in terms of adapting IT management skills, processes, and technologies to be able to effectively implement and operate complex, hybrid IT environments spanning public cloud, private cloud, and legacy systems.
"Mature cloud management is built on a base of standardization, automation, orchestration, and business/IT collaboration," states Mary Johnston Turner, research vice president, IDC's Enterprise Systems Management Software. "Yet IDC's 2013 CloudTrack Survey indicates most organizations that have already committed to some type of cloud strategy do not feel that their capabilities in those areas are fully ready to support their goals. We expect many organizations will need to review and refresh their cloud management strategies in 2014 if they are to achieve their overall cloud goals of improving business performance, reducing IT costs, and enhancing IT staff productivity."
Table of Contents
In This Study
Current State of Cloud Maturity
Stage 1: Ad Hoc
Stage 2: Opportunistic
Stage 3: Repeatable
Stage 4: Managed
Stage 5: Optimized
Cloud Management Maturity Demands Sophisticated Hybrid Solutions
Current State of Cloud Management Technology Maturity
Current State of Cloud Management Staff and Skills Maturity
Current State of Cloud IT Management Process Maturity
Current State of Business/IT Cloud Governance Process Maturity
Table: Cloud Maturity Stages by Company Size: Current Versus in the Next 24 Months (% of Respondents)
Table: Status of Cloud Management Technology Maturity by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Status of Cloud IT Management Staff Maturity by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Status of Cloud IT Management Process Maturity by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Status of Cloud Business/IT Governance Process Maturity by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Public Cloud Drivers by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Table: Private Cloud Drivers by Company Size (% of Respondents)
Figure: Worldwide Cloud Maturity Segmentation, 2013
Figure: Change in Cloud Plans, 2012 Versus 2013
Figure: Estimated Allocation of IT Budget to Cloud Models , Currently, in the Next 12 Months, and 2020
Figure: Status of IT Cloud Management Technology Maturity
Figure: Readiness to Make Consistent Use of Standard Configuration and Provisioning Templates
Figure: Status of IT Cloud Management People and Skills Maturity
Figure: IT Staff Skills Availability to Fully Exploit Cloud Management, Automation, and Monitoring Tools
Figure: Status of IT Cloud Management Process Maturity
Figure: Identification of Applications Best Benefitting from Cloud
Figure: Status of Business/IT Cloud Governance Process Maturity
Figure: Business Leaders' View of IT as a Trusted Partner and Resource for Implementing Cloud Initiatives
Figure: Top Benefits Expected from Public Cloud
Figure: Top Benefits Expected from Private Cloud
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