Cloud Landscape Report: Price & Performance

Price & Performance Obstacles Surface for Fast, Big Data Applications

Internap polled nearly 250 Internet infrastructure decision makers globally to gain insight into public cloud adoption, requirements and challenges. The findings highlight the significant differences in public cloud infrastructure concerns between the cloud-wise, organizations that are currently using cloud services, and the cloud-wary, organizations that are not using cloud services and have no near-term plans to do so.

The results of Internap’s Cloud Landscape Report survey reveal the notable performance and price challenges users are encountering with virtual public cloud, particularly for real-time, data-intensive and scale-out applications. The survey also highlights the widespread misperception that a public cloud must include virtualization, a notion that is being challenged by these new requirements and leading to interest in alternative forms of IaaS, such as bare-metal public cloud.

Download this survey report to learn more about the key findings, including:

  • The cloud-wary may overestimate cloud security risks; cloud-wise face new pain points
  • Fast, big data apps are putting pressure on public virtual clouds
  • Organizations mistakenly equate virtualization with public cloud
  • Changing application requirements are driving interest in other forms of public cloud