Report

Predictions 2021: Cloud Computing

October 19th, 2020
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson, Duncan Dietz

Summary

Pandemic responses lean heavily on cloud scalability to adapt to new business demands. In 2021, companies will target fast wins with immediate advantages like shunning on-premises backups and finally moving disaster recovery (DR) to the cloud. But cloud adoption won’t go on without challenges in 2021: Governments will also start to exert more influence over where and how companies can use cloud. In this report, we explore Forrester’s predictions for cloud computing in 2021.

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