The State Of Cloud In Australia

Australian Firms Retreat From Public Cloud As They Turn To The Edge

September 27th, 2021
With contributors:
Michael Barnes, Seles Sebastin, Bill Nagel

In 2019, 57% of Australian infrastructure decision-makers said their firm had adopted or was adopting public cloud, but a year later that fell to 47%. Businesses are shifting their future cloud adoption plans to the private edge. Infrastructure decision-makers say they’re mostly using public cloud to build new apps and services, seeking innovation, real-time capacity and scalability, and better security. While we see a lift and shift toward private cloud, this approach to app modernization is unlikely to deliver true cloud benefits without a hybrid cloud approach. This report helps technology architecture and delivery leaders understand the current state of cloud adoption in Australia.

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