Research by Virtustream and Dell Technologies has revealed multi-cloud businesses are on the rise, with 86% of companies using more than one vendor to help with their digital transformation efforts.
The companies questioned more than 700 businesses with at least 1,000 employees about their cloud usage and it found that the vast majority of firms are employing multiple companies to run cloud-based services because collectively, they present better performance and higher levels of innovation.
“Multi-cloud is a clear reality of the next era in cloud computing. Whether it is employed to balance risk or to leverage the advantages and use cases of various cloud platforms – enterprises are increasingly moving their workloads to multiple cloud providers.”
-Deepak Patil, senior vice president of product and technology, Virtustream
The cloud company also said that more than half of businesses have moved their business-critical applications to the cloud, demonstrating a real trust in cloud technology.
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