IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2023 Predictions

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2023 Predictions

This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for cloud for 2023 and beyond."Cloud is no longer considered a location but rather an operating model for future innovation," said Dave McCarthy, research vice president, Cloud and Edge Infrastructure Services at IDC. "The agility provided by cloud methodologies enables organizations to quickly deliver at scale on rapidly changing requirements from internal and external stakeholders."

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IDC FutureScape Figure
Executive Summary
IDC FutureScape Predictions
Summary of External Drivers
Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
Prediction 1: By 2024, 40% of the G2000 Will Move 10% of Their Workloads to a Sovereign Cloud Provider to Address Data, Technical, and Operational Requirements
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 2: By 2027, 65% Of Companies Will Save Over $1 Million a Year Using Event-Driven Automation to Improve Resiliency and Reduce Repetitive IT Ops Tasks and Moving to a Fully Autonomous Digital Infrastructure
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Predication 3: By 2025, 75% Of Organizations Will Favor Technology Partners That Can Provide a Consistent Application Deployment Experience Across Cloud, Edge, and Dedicated Environments
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 4: By 2025, 55% of the G2000 Will Adopt Multicloud Data Logistic Platforms to Enable Active Data Migration Between Hyperscalers to Optimize Costs, Reduce Vendor Dependencies, and Improve Governance
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 5: By 2025, 70% of Enterprises Will Adopt Cloud WANs and Transit Networks to Improve the Availability, Latency, Performance, Reliability, and Scale of Their Cloud and Edge Applications and Workloads
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 6: By 2027, 80% of Organizations Will Invest in Specialized Cloud-Based Performance-Intensive Computing Environments to Gain Agility, Scale, and Faster Business Insights
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 7: By 2026, 45% of the G2000 Will Adopt Cyber-Recovery as a Service as Ransomware Attacks Increase and Require Sophisticated Recovery Strategies Not Readily Available Through DIY Efforts
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 8: By 2024, 80% of IT Buyers Will Make Their Decision to Work with a Cloud Services Provider on Their Ability to Demonstrate How They Can Help Reduce Their Client's Indirect Carbon Emissions
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 9: By 2027, AI Will Dramatically Increase Developer Velocity by Automatically Generating Code to Meet Functional Business Requirements for 80% of New Digital Solutions in Development and Early Deployment
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 10: Complexities of Digital Business and IT Budget Pressures Will Drive 70% of G1000 Companies by 2024 to Increase FinOps Maturity with Granular Chargebacks, Benchmarking, and Multiple Cloud Optimization
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Advice for Technology Buyers
External Drivers: Detail
Storms of Disruption — Accelerating, Interconnected Uncertainty
Geopolitical Reality — Sovereignty in the Digital World
Cybersecurity and Risk — Scaling and Evolving Threat Environment
Digital Business — Stepping Stone to the Future Enterprise
Ecosystem-Based Innovation — Driving Enterprise Value
Everything as a Service — Thriving Through the Change
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