Private Vs. Public Vs. Hybrid: My Cloud's Better Than Yours


Companies Need Help Deploying To The Cloud

Many businesses moving from one type of cloud service to another may need help in handling the complexity involved, IDC said.

Approximately 30 percent of respondents in the survey said they would use systems integrators to help develop their cloud strategies and road maps. In addition, about 30 percent said they would engage systems integrators to help them implement their cloud program.

"As organizations increase their investments in cloud and get more experience in adopting different types of clouds for different purposes, the result will be more complex cloud environments," Kolding wrote. "With the increased complexity, it becomes critical for organizations to keep a solid, holistic view of the services available as well as the resources that are required across the full cloud ecosystem, and to control the different vendors and parts of the cloud."