Cloud is ubiquitous in business and even laggards have crossed the chasm into adoption.
The variety of "as a service" models contributes to enterprises' ability to weave them into the technology stack. Cloud includes infrastructure as a service, provided by leading companies Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google Cloud.
Software counts as cloud too, with businesses weaving in tools from Salesforce.com or Oracle.
Even as more companies become comfortable with putting data into the cloud, IaaS retains an aura of fear and uncertainty. Cost management is a principle concern, particularly as businesses uses an average of almost five clouds, according to RightScale research.
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