Trends Report

Is The Cloud Ready For The COVID-19 Pandemic?

March 12th, 2020

Summary

The coronavirus pandemic will create millions of new home workers, including your employees, customers, and suppliers. The cloud apps and platforms they need to be hyper-productive and always-connected are being put to the test. The global public cloud leaders are stress-testing their infrastructures, activating pandemic-specific resiliency testing procedures, sending their own employees home, and expanding free access to important online video chat and conferencing apps. Catalog your most critical remote worker apps and identify which cloud platforms host each. Touch base regularly with cloud vendors throughout the pandemic to report any capacity issues early, initiate mitigation processes, and flag unexpected bottlenecks.

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