RALEIGH, N.C. – November 15, 2023 – RapidScale, the leading managed cloud services platform, released its latest research study, "The Cloud Migration Reality Check," based on a survey of 500 IT decision-makers in North America. This analysis identifies the causes behind cloud project delays, how cloud complexities deliver less than the desired results, and the importance of partnering with cloud migration experts.
The report highlights factors significantly impacting project timelines, talent management, and overall business strategies.
Big picture: strategic planning with an experienced service provider is vitally necessary to achieve the business benefits that the cloud can deliver. 90 percent of IT leaders surveyed rely on service provider assistance for successful cloud migrations.
Other key findings:
"The Cloud Migration Reality Check" report findings underscore the value of strategic partnerships for successful cloud migrations. Complexities of cloud migration are driving organizations to partner with seasoned experts to streamline the migration process, optimize operations, reduce unexpected costs, and provide support to navigate the complexities of cloud transformation. This primary study was conducted in partnership with Wakefield Research.
"RapidScale plays a pivotal role in providing expertise across a spectrum of services, from application modernization to cloud infrastructure design, simplifying IT and unleashing innovation for businesses,” said Duane Barnes, vice president/general manager of RapidScale. "Organizations that leverage expertise and resources offered by proficient partners like RapidScale can mitigate risks and capitalize on the potential that the cloud can deliver."
To access the full Cloud Migration Reality Check report, click here.
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