Global organizations are managing ongoing pandemic-related challenges—supply chain issues, worker shortages, and the continued need to respond to changing regulatory health and safety mandates. Businesses across industries are moving forward, leveraging technology to rebuild customer relationships, automate and streamline business processes, and increase revenue.

Cloud utilization is an essential element of their strategies. In our 2021 Global Cloud Survey, 74% of businesses said the cloud was the central part of their digital transformation. While the public cloud has seen high adoption levels, businesses are increasingly implementing hybrid and multicloud configurations comprising both public cloud and private data center facilities.