The systems of engagement driving business growth often exploit cloud computing for agility, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. In isolation, each of these systems may need just one cloud provider, but the broad portfolio of tools deployed across the enterprise creates a more complex picture. CIOs face the challenge of multicloud and of developing an effective strategy to understand and manage the mix of cloud resources upon which their businesses depend.
Forrester data shows that only 8% of global infrastructure decision makers at enterprises who use public cloud have just one vendor's public cloud environment in place.
In this report, Forrester Research provides the steps for how CIOs can face the challenge of discovering, understanding, managing, and ultimately integrating an often complex mishmash of products.
- - How to adapt to meet new challenges in the age of the customer
- - Why cloud is too important for business as usual
- - How to move from accidental multicloud to strategic multicloud
CIOs must engage with the business, understand the tools chosen, take control to meet corporate obligations and develop a strategy that powers growth.