Cloud spend is soaring – don’t fall into the value gap



Our increased dependence on cloud over the last 18 months cannot be disputed. With a majority of organizations having benefitted from the technology it is unsurprising that IDC’s latest figures forecast cloud infrastructure spending to grow 12.9 per cent to $74.6 billion for 2021. Yet estimates indicate that nearly a third of organizations’ cloud investment is inefficient, meaning approximately $25 billion is not driving real value for the enterprise.

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Adrian Bradley is Partner and Head of Cloud Transformation for KPMG UK.

As cloud spending increases this value gap is only going to grow.



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