AWS Still Dominant With SMBs
Among small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), AWS continues to be the clear leader as of 2022.
For each public cloud provider, survey respondents specified whether they’re running significant workloads in that cloud; running some workloads; experimenting, planning to use it or have no plans to use it.
SMBs running significant or some workloads on AWS reached 69 percent, compared to 59 percent on Azure, and 43 percent on GCP.
Compared to last year’s Flexera 2021 State of the Cloud Report, AWS also has the highest adoption rate in the SMB market at 72 percent, followed by Azure at 48 percent, then GCP at 39 percent.
For 2022, SMB respondents with future projects—indicated by the combination of the clouds they’re experimenting with and planning to use—say they are most interested in Google Cloud Platform at 31 percent, followed by Azure at 25 percent.