Hybrid cloud by the numbers, 2020: 10 stats to see

72 percent: The specific percentage of respondents in the Everest Group group survey that described their cloud strategy as hybrid-first or private-first.

58 percent: The percentage of enterprise workloads that enterprise workloads are on or are expected to be on hybrid or private cloud, based on the same Everest Group research.

56 percent: The percentage of respondents in the Everest Group survey that listed private cloud as a top-three investment area.

$66.8 billion: The total amount spent in 2019 on IT infrastructure (server, storage, Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, according to IDC. That accounted for nearly half of all IT infrastructure spending last year, which totaled $134.4 billion.

2.2: That’s the average number of public clouds in use (per company) among enterprise respondents in the Flexera 2020 State of Cloud Report.

2.2: That’s also the average number of private clouds in use by companies in the same report, which found overwhelming rates of multi-cloud and hybrid cloud strategies among respondents.

$128.01 billion: The projected market value of the hybrid cloud infrastructure market in 2025, according to Mordor Intelligence. (Yes, they’re Tolkien fans.) That would represent an 18.73 percent compound annual growth rate from the $45.70 billion they valued the market at in 2019.

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