What the enterprise cloud trend means for how you buy and run your software
Enterprise software in the cloud has doubled since 2012. What does this mean for where you run your software and how you pay for it? What choices should your vendor give you?
When IFS compared survey data from 2012 and 2019, the percentage of companies relying on various forms of cloud enterprise software provisioning almost doubled while the percentage of companies with on-premise solutions almost halved. In 2012, 61.6 percent of respondents housed their software on premise, a figure that dropped to just 37.2 percent seven years later. Here, IFS documents this trend and offers advice on:
- How to avoid cloud software vendor lock-in
- Ensure choice in how you pay for software in the cloud
- How to select between various cloud models
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