Cloud computing statistics 2022

Get your hands on 15 statistics about cloud computing from leading analysts and research houses.


Cloud computing market

With a 10.9% growth rate for the demand for servers, ethernet switches, and enterprise storage, spending on IT infrastructure will reach $55.7 billion by 2022. (IDC)

By 2022, 90% of enterprises who purchase public cloud IaaS will do so from an integrated IaaS and PaaS. (Gartner)

By 2028, the world’s cloud storage industry is predicted to be worth $390 billion, with a CAGR of 26.2%. (Fortune Business Insights)


Cloud strategy

At the end of 2021, 67% of all enterprise infrastructure was cloud-based. (IDC)

92% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy, 82% have a hybrid cloud strategy. (Flexera)

90% of organisations say their cloud usage is higher than initially planned due to COVID-19. (Flexera)


Cloud computing trends for 2022

80% of consumers list sustainability as the most important issue to consider when evaluating organisations. (Accenture)

Cloud optimisation is the highest priority – 76% of organisations assess their success in the cloud by cost efficiency and savings. (Flexera)

By 2024, 80% of enterprises will overhaul relationships with suppliers, providers, and partners to better execute digital strategies. (IDC)


Problems with cloud computing

30% of cloud spend is wasted. (Flexera)

Managing data in multi-cloud environments is the biggest cloud challenge – cited by 60% of enterprises. (Statista)

The main difficulties in terms of cloud security are cloud misconfiguration (68%), illegal access (58%), and unsecured API (52%). (Check Point)


What drives the demand for cloud computing

71% look for speed improvements, 63% want greater flexibility, and 57% desire improved customer support. (IDG)

94% of businesses experience significant online security improvements after moving their data to the cloud. (Salesforce)

80% of companies report operational improvements within the first few months of adopting cloud. (Multisoft)


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