Predictions Report

Predictions 2022: Cloud Computing

October 27th, 2021

Summary

The pandemic has driven up enterprise cloud usage as companies look to scale up digital presence and create new products. With this new scale, organizations are seeking cloud efficiencies, scalable solutions, and unique customization. In 2022, they’ll reposition cloud-native at the center of their cloud strategies, not as an adjacency. New capabilities will enter the market in the form of industry clouds and easier global scaling. Geopolitical tensions will inspire action from major hyperscalers to protect their international interests. Finally, Google won’t achieve its goal of becoming a top-two cloud provider by 2023. This report explores Forrester’s predictions for cloud computing in 2022.

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