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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions

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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions
Published: October 31, 2019 Content info: 17 Pages
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This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for cloud for 2020 and beyond."Digital transformation (DX) drives disruption in how businesses create and deliver value to customers, driven largely by changes in buyer and user behavior. For organizations with the cultural fortitude to capitalize on the trends presented in this IDC FutureScape, the next five years offer incredible opportunities to leverage digital technologies that help scale intimate relationships with customers. Loyalty is always a top priority, but especially in times of economic uncertainty. Impact on customer loyalty, retention, and advocacy must be a key decision criterion for technology buyers," according to Frank Della Rosa, research director for SaaS and Cloud Software at IDC. "These topics are discussed in greater detail within this IDC FutureScape, along with our assessment of their IT and business impact and our recommendations for how to approach these initiatives."

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Product Code: US44640719

IDC FutureScape Figure

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

  • Summary of External Drivers
  • Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
    • Prediction 1: By 2021, Over 90% of Enterprises Worldwide Will Rely on a Mix of On-Premises/Dedicated Private Clouds, Several Public Clouds, and Legacy Platforms to Meet Their Infrastructure Needs
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 2: By 2022, 90% of New Digital Services Will Be Built as Composite Applications Using Public and Internal API-Delivered Services; Half of Those Will Leverage AI and Machine Learning
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 3: By 2022, 70% of Enterprises Will Deploy Unified VMs, Kubernetes, and Multicloud Management Processes and Tools to Support Robust Multicloud Management and Governance Across On-Premises and Public Clouds
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 4: By 2025, 60% of Enterprise IT Infrastructure Spending Will Be Allocated to Public Cloud and a Quarter of Enterprise IT Applications Will Run on Public Cloud Services
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 5: By 2023, 10% of Enterprise On-Premises Workloads Will Be Supported by Public Cloud Stacks Outside of Public Cloud Providers' Datacenters and Situated in Customer Datacenters and Edge Locations
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 6: By 2022, 60% of Organizations Will Have Invested in Automation, Orchestration, and Development Life-Cycle Management of Cloud-Native Applications and Platforms
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 7: By 2024, 70% of Enterprises Will Reduce the Cost and Complexity of Customizing Enterprise Applications by Investing in Industry-Specific SaaS Applications and Platforms
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 8: By 2024, 50% of Large Global Enterprises Will Rely on Third-Party Service Providers for Help with Containers, Open Source, and Cloud-Native Application Development
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 9: By 2024, an Explosion of Data Driven by Demand for AI-Enabled Automation, IoT, and Smart Devices Will Exceed 110ZB; 30% of Businesses Will Harness It into Real-Time Outcomes
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance
    • Prediction 10: By 2023, Half of Enterprise Applications Will Be Deployed in a Containerized Hybrid Cloud/Multicloud Environment to Provide Agility, Delivering a Frictionless Deployment and Management Experience
      • Associated Drivers
      • IT Impact
      • Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

  • The Age of Innovation: Driving the Future Enterprise
  • Accelerated Disruption: Navigating Business Challenges as Volatility Intensifies
  • The Platform Economy: Competing at Hyperscale
  • Sense, Compute, Act: Maximizing Data Value
  • The Future of Work: Agile, Augmented, Borderless, and Reconfigurable
  • Intelligence Everywhere: AI's Opportunity and Implications
  • Rising Customer Expectations: More Convenience, Customization, and Control

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