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Forrester Consulting paper: Unlock the value of cloud

Discover hybrid cloud strategies for security, consistency, and high performance

Hybrid cloud adoption is accelerating: Nearly 7 in 10 enterprises are building a comprehensive cloud strategy today, and 6 in 10 are already adopting a hybrid approach
today.

In May 2017, Intel commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate hybrid cloud adoption, perceptions and investment plans. Forrester conducted an online survey of 515 respondents from North America, Europe and Asia to explore this topic:

Key takeaways

Enterprises struggle with inconsistent platforms and management tools
The biggest threat to hybrid success is a plethora of disconnected management tools and inconsistent cloud platforms. Explore how decision-makers are overcoming these threats.

More than half of companies surveyed do not actively optimise workload configurations
Find out why Forrester expects increased investments in monitoring and management tools in 2017.

Advanced analytics for advanced sales and marketing
Security concerns top the list of hybrid cloud challenges. Explore how companies are choosing to expand hybrid cloud securely.

Organisations will modernise more business-critical apps and data using secured hybrid clouds
When considering cloud investments, 74% of organisations prefer to use integrated hybrid cloud solutions from vendors they know and trust.

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