Migrating Cloud Hosting Providers

Grazed from Whir. Author: Bill Kleyman.

Whether you’re hosting a simple website or a complex application – you and your business are now directly tied to the cloud and its services. Cloud hosting now impacts all verticals and pretty much every business segment. Mid-market and SMBs are quickly realizing the benefits of cloud computing and use it to directly enable their business and their users.

Consider this, global spending on IaaS is expected to reach almost US$16.5 billion in 2015, an increase of 32.8 percent from 2014, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2019 forecast at 29.1 percent, according to Gartner’s latest forecast. Furthermore, Gartner points out that in 2014 the absolute growth of public cloud IaaS workloads surpassed the growth of on-premises workloads (of any type) for the first time...

Gartner’s 2015 CIO survey indicates that 83 percent of CIOs consider cloud IaaS as an infrastructure option, and 10 percent are already cloud-first with cloud IaaS as their default infrastructure choice...

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