Why deploying effectively at every stage of cloud migration is good for business

By: Erin Poole

Whether you’re considering migrating applications to multiple clouds or have already started, you’re in great company. A solid 60% of companies surveyed by IDG Research are moving to multicloud environments, yet cloud migration deployment maturity varies and more than half of respondents say migration is challenging. The upside —  54% of those surveyed indicate IT is better aligned with business objectives after implementing a multicloud strategy.

5 stages of cloud migration

Study participants categorized most cloud deployments in plan, build and provision, and migration stages. And only a third of respondents have projects in later cloud migration stages: management and optimization. Those that have implemented multicloud solutions are more likely to realize greater business benefits than peers in early planning stages.

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About The Author

Erin Poole

Senior Writer, IBM Global Technology Services

Erin Poole is an experienced content designer and writing professional and has worked for more than 20 years in many industries, including technology, consumer, travel, financial and healthcare. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new wines and teaching her dogs new tricks.