Flexera 2021

State of the Cloud Report

COVID-19 accelerates cloud plans and spend as more organizations adopt multi-cloud strategies and put more workloads and data into the cloud


While cloud computing adoption was expanding rapidly even before the pandemic, urgent changes to business operations caused adoption to increase at an even greater rate.

Cloud trends can guide an organization’s digital business decision processes, vendor and technology selection and investment strategies.

Cloud spend by organization size
SMBs are small-to midsized businesses with fewer than 1,000 employees.

The Flexera 2021 State of the Cloud Report (previously known as the RightScale State of the Cloud Report) reveals cloud computing trends—from spend allocation to cost management to strategies.

Conducted October and November 2020, the report explores what 750 global cloud decision makers and users think about the public, private and multi-cloud market, identifies their existing and future cloud strategies, and details the impact COVID-19 is having on their organizations. Use the information in the report to help plan the next steps in your cloud journey.

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2021 State of the Cloud Report
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