Adoption of cloud services by enterprise organizations to replace or complement their existing infrastructure has evolved at a rapid pace. Most organizations are actively using cloud in one form or another today, and the COVID-19 pandemic, while a unique occurrence, has highlighted examples of how organizations are adapting to disruption by leveraging the operational agility and economic advantages of cloud. Furthermore, because of this flexibility, in many cases, cloud-related spending and budgets have maintained current levels, or even expanded, despite reductions in overall IT spending.
The economic benefits of cloud storage regarding capacity are well under stood, but the long term value a nd benefits of adjacent services are much harder for enterprises to quantify. These readily accessible services
provide customers with the agility to differentiate and capitalize on new features as they mature through their cloud journey.