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Organizations Move to the Cloud and the Market Is Shifting

By Conner Forrest

Cloud deployments continue to become the norm for many businesses, and several popular service providers are trying to outpace one another for all of the new client opportunities. According to recent research, potential market leaders are shifting in the public cloud.

Conner Forrest writes, “It’s no surprise that cloud is taking over the enterprise. In fact, according to a recent study conducted by HyTrust, 74% of organizations plan on moving even more systems to the public cloud this year. What may be surprising, though, is what public cloud provider they are choosing.

“In terms of revenue, the current market leaders in the public cloud are undoubtedly Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, with AWS far ahead as the top dog. IBM and Google round out the top four. However, HyTrust’s study seems to show a decided shift in the market.”

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