How does your multi-cloud strategy compare to other IT professionals? 

See how you stack up against your peers according to research from Frost & Sullivan in this six-question quiz.
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You’re moving in the right direction according to your peers.

In 2019, the percentage of IT decision makers adopting a multi-cloud environment grew from 28% to an estimated 59%.
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Starting soon will put you in the majority.

In 2019, the percentage of IT decision makers adopting a multi-cloud environment grew from 28% to an estimated 59%.
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Most of your peers are using multiple clouds.

44% of multi-cloud adopters use 2 IaaS providers
29% use 3-4
7% use 5+

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You are keeping pace with your peers by adopting multiple clouds.

44% of multi-cloud adopters use 2 IaaS providers
29% use 3-4
7% use 5+

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More than half your peers rely on a multi-cloud environment for the same reason.

More than 50% of IT decision makers claim that being locked in with a cloud provider can be a restraint to their decision to implement cloud solutions.
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Your peers share your reasons for relying on a multi-cloud environment

While some organizations deploy a multi-cloud environment as part of a comprehensive strategy, the most common reasons driving multi-cloud adoption include:
  • Ease of purchase
  • Service variety
  • Cloud diversity
  • Avoiding vendor lock-in
  • Mergers & acquisitions
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Your peers share your barriers to multi-cloud adoption

30% of IT decision makers said orchestration and integration of apps across infrastructure environments are a top challenge.
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Your considerations match those of your peers when choosing a multi-cloud provider

of IT decision makers said migration
of IT decision makers said integration
of IT decision makers said analytics
of IT decision makers said private cloud

Your cloud provider choice aligns with your peers

There are many cloud providers to choose from today. Did you know that among the industry leaders:
  • AWS is the largest global cloud provider
  • Microsoft Azure is the second largest
  • IBM Cloud is strong in the enterprise data center
  • Google Cloud is a leading provider of hyperscale cloud, and the first to support containers  
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Here's what your peers are doing.

There are many cloud providers to choose from today. Did you know that among the industry leaders:
  • AWS is the largest global cloud provider
  • Microsoft Azure is the second largest
  • IBM Cloud is strong in the enterprise data center
  • Google Cloud is a leading provider of hyperscale cloud, and the first to support containers  
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Wherever you are in your multi-cloud journey, Lumen can help you implement an effective strategy. We’ll guide you through the process of selecting the right cloud platforms to help make your IT more agile—giving you ultimate cloud control.
To see more research results, get the complete report, Is Multi-Cloud the Best Option for Enterprises? Assessing the Challenges and Benefits Behind the Hype.
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Frost & Sullivan, Is Multi-Cloud the Best Option for Enterprises? Assessing the Challenges and Benefits Behind the Hype, 2019.