TECH BUYER Oct 2021 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US47241821

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2022 Predictions

By:

Dave McCarthy
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Al Gillen
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Phil Goodwin
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Rob Brothers
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Jennifer Cooke
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Peter Rutten
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Andrew Smith
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Lara Greden
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Chris Kanaracus
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Mickey North Rizza
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Natalya Yezhkova
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Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2022 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2024, the Majority of Legacy Applications Will Receive Some Modernization Investment, with Cloud Services Used by 65% of the Applications to Extend Functionality or Replace Inefficient Code

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Prediction 2: By 2025, in Response to Performance, Security, and Compliance Requirements, 60% of Organizations Will Implement Dedicated Cloud Services Either On Premises or in a Service Provider Facility

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Prediction 3: By 2025, 55% of Organizations Will Have Migrated Their Data Protection Systems to a Cloud-Centric Model to Centrally Manage Core, Edge, and Cloud Data Protection from the Cloud

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Prediction 4: Seeking Distributed Data Consistency, 75% of Organizations Will Implement Tools for Multicloud Data Logistics by 2024, Using Abstracted Policies for Data Capture, Migration, Security, and Protection

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Prediction 5: By 2024, 50% of Organizations Will Use Applications Built on Abstraction Provided by Managed Services Including Cloud-Native Technologies to Enable Consistency in Running in Any and Many Locations

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Prediction 6: By 2023, 60% of Net-New Applications Will Be Developed with No-Code/Low-Code Platforms, Up from 30% Today

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Prediction 7: By 2023, 80% of Organizations Using Cloud Services Will Establish a Dedicated FinOps Function to Automate Policy-Driven Observability and Optimization of Cloud Resources to Maximize Value

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Prediction 8: By 2026, 70% of CIOs Will Require Cloud and Telco Partners to Deliver Secure Cloud to Edge Connectivity Solutions That Guarantee Performance and Consistency in Data Collection

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Prediction 9: By 2025, 85% of Organizations Will Use Software and Cloud-Based Infrastructures to Create a 35% Increase in Sustainable Efficiencies Across Workloads and Datacenters

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Prediction 10: By 2025, Nearly 50% of All Accelerated Infrastructure for Performance-Intensive Computing (AI, HPC, and BDA) Will Be Cloud Based as These Systems Are Increasingly Integrated with Enterprise Software

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Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Pervasive Disruption Continues — Volatility, Opportunity, and Resilience

The Future Enterprise — Thriving in a Jungle of Agile Innovation

Embracing Digital First — New Strategies for Complexity and Ubiquity

The Velocity of Connectedness — The Future Is Data in Motion

Intelligence on Demand — Navigating the Torrent of Data

Digital Ecosystem — Thriving in a Multiplatform World

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