"Hybrid integration is the next stage in Cloud adoption and will be the end state for many enterprise IT environments", stated Kelsey Mason, Cloud Analyst at TBR. "Enterprise hybrid adoption now matches that of public adoption a year ago, signaling a new wave of maturity in customers' Cloud strategies."
IBM leads in overall vendor adoption for hybrid Cloud and in select hybrid Cloud segments due to its expansive portfolio, as well as its services arm that assists customers in aligning, integrating and deploying IT resources in the Cloud to meet their ongoing needs.
Other report findings name IBM as the number one hybrid Cloud vendor in:
"This report validates what our clients tell us every day. They are looking for hybrid solutions that seamlessly integrate their workloads across multiple clouds and on-premises data centres", stated Jim Comfort, Chief Technology Officer for IBM Cloud. "IBM's hybrid Cloud capabilities allow our clients to continue getting value from their existing investments while giving them on-demand, scalable access to infrastructure and services, including cutting-edge offerings like Watson, across our global footprint of IBM Cloud Data Centers."
TBR's Hybrid Cloud Customer Research report is designed to provide a view into Cloud adoption metrics and trends.