TECH SUPPLIER Jan 2022 - IDC Survey - Doc # US47707922
U.S. Enterprise Requirements of Managed Cloud Services
This IDC Survey provides an overview of the U.S. results from IDC's 2021 Worldwide Managed CloudView Survey of enterprises involving their use of managed cloud services. The U.S. portion of this study involved 400 respondents from U.S. firms with 1,000+ employees. This IDC Survey offers insight into enterprise lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, future cloud strategy and business resiliency priorities, pace of transformation of application and infrastructure modernization to the cloud, drivers and inhibitors shaping consumption of managed cloud services, and adoption of automation and modernization approaches to cloud with mainframes.
This document also provides IDC's essential guidance for service providers looking to compete effectively in the world of managed cloud services. Key areas of advice include implementing a new operating model, offering an opex-based hybrid cloud, building a digital services supply chain to agility requirements, and seeking new markets.