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Cloud Computing Trends: 2017 State of the Cloud Survey

February 15, 2017,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2017, RightScale conducted its sixth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. In 2017, we see several new themes emerging: a narrowing race among public cloud providers, decrease in private cloud adoption, a renewed focus among enterprises on optimizing cloud costs, and strong growth in Docker.

New DevOps Trends: 2016 State of the Cloud Survey

May 11, 2016,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2016 RightScale conducted its fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey that included a series of questions on the latest DevOps trends. In this blog post, we highlight several new findings from the survey, including who is adopting DevOps tools, which tools are most popular, and the greatest challenges with container management.

Cloud Computing Trends: 2016 State of the Cloud Survey

February 09, 2016,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2016, RightScale conducted its fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. We highlight several key findings from the survey in this blog post, including stats on hybrid cloud adoption, top challenges among cloud users, and the demand for DevOps.

IaaS vs. PaaS: 2015 Cloud Trends from the State of the Cloud Survey

February 25, 2015,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In our 2015 State of the Cloud Survey, we asked technical professionals about their use of various public cloud providers, including IaaS and PaaS platforms from Microsoft Azure and Google. We've dug a little further into the IaaS and PaaS data to determine how people are adopting them.