The second most important reason (61 per cent) is the need to be able to concentrate on one’s own core activities. This is up 15 percentage points from last year and represents the Whitelane survey’s biggest leap.
– But, isn’t this obvious and perhaps more startling that the rationale has scored so low in the past?” asks Marketing Manager Robert Baumann.
He explains that many development environments and businesses have been ahead of operating providers on the trail on cloud services.
– While IT operations were previously outsourced, cloud expertise is now being insourced. This is a paradigm shift for our industry. Traditional outsourcing is replaced by insourcing of cloud expertise both in development (Dev) and operations/Ops. This explains much of the big leap of 15 percentage points,” he says.