Leaseweb USA, a Manassas, Virginia-based hosting and cloud services company, has released results of a survey that claims hybrid and private clouds are the wave of the future.
According to the company’s “Developer IaaS Insights Study,” 61% of respondents see hybrid cloud or private cloud as their future infrastructure choice, and 76% of developers prioritized scalability, speed, ease of use and cost as top factors when choosing their IaaS hosting solution.
“As companies evolve, their hosting needs and capabilities also evolve,” said Leaseweb USA CEO Lex Boost. “Understanding why companies choose to migrate to IaaS solutions provides insight to not only the marketplace, but what value vendors can bring to the businesses.”
The results are particularly significant when considering that less than 20% of respondents believe they are using the industry standard, are happy with the performance of their infrastructure and have no plans to change. Further, 52% plan on migrating in the next two years while 26.7% have not yet made a decision as to whether they will migrate in the same timeframe.
The data suggest that most companies are reevaluating their DevOps infrastructures, and will either be migrating to solutions or considering solutions that more thoroughly meet their hosting and infrastructure requirements.
The survey also revealed 15% aren’t sure what to outsource, 8.3% are not finding the right partner and 3.3% are held ransom by public cloud providers.
This survey suggests that customers are focused on the speed, flexibility and functionality of dedicated, hybrid and private cloud infrastructure environments.