Multi-cloud migration —
Where do you stand?

Hybrid cloud adoption is on the rise, more than doubling in the last six years. Chances are you’ve already got multi-cloud on your mind. But how many clouds should you deploy? Which clouds should you choose? And what workload should go in which cloud? New research from Frost & Sullivan on the cloud investment priorities of other businesses will help you rank your progress against your peers.

Why do you choose hybrid cloud?

Agility & market responsiveness

81% of businesses say the cloud supports agility and market responsiveness

To take advantage of new opportunities

67% of businesses say the cloud positions their company to take advantage of new technologies

Click on each bar to see where your peers are investing.

79% IaaS Public Cloud

70% Bare Metal
Cloud Servers

66% On-Premises
Private Cloud

60% Hyperconverged

50% On-Premises
Physical Servers 

Where should you invest?

Most businesses are increasing infrastructure investments. Growth continues across traditional data center and cloud infrastructure. Here’s how those investments were reported in the Frost & Sullivan study.

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Choosing the right cloud matters


said that challenges in migrating workloads are why they need to repatriate


of businesses repatriate at least one cloud workload


of businesses are considering repatriation

When considering hybrid cloud, businesses are looking for:

Multi-Cloud Management  




App Performance Metrics 


49% of businesses have trouble managing multiple clouds, so it’s important to have the right tools in place to manage clouds and workloads.

CenturyLink can help you implement an effective hybrid cloud strategy, guiding you through the process of selecting the right environment for IT agility and ultimate cloud control.