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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2022 Predictions

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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2022 Predictions
Published: October 28, 2021
IDC
Content info: 18 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for cloud for 2022 and beyond."Cloud is now firmly established as an essential element of a digital-first strategy," said Dave McCarthy, vice president, Cloud and Edge Infrastructure Services at IDC. "As organizations look to automate operations, deliver rich customer experiences, and launch new products and services, cloud has become the primary accelerator of innovation."

IDC FutureScape Figure

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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 6: By 2023, 60% of Net-New Applications Will Be Developed with No-Code/Low-Code Platforms, Up from 30% Today
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance

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

Learn More

  • Related Research
Product Code: US47241821

IDC FutureScape Figure

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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 6: By 2023, 60% of Net-New Applications Will Be Developed with No-Code/Low-Code Platforms, Up from 30% Today
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Business Impact
      • Guidance
    • 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
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance

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

Learn More

  • Related Research