The results are particularly significant when considering that less than 20% of respondents believe they are using the industry standard, are happy with the performance of their infrastructure and have no plans to change. Further, 51.7% plan on migrating in the next two years while 26.7% have not yet made a decision as to whether they will migrate in the same timeframe. Clearly, most companies are reevaluating their DevOps infrastructures, and will either be migrating to solutions or considering solutions that more thoroughly meet their hosting and infrastructure requirements.
Barriers to Migration
To assist developers who are looking for the right fit for their company’s DevOps infrastructure needs, providers need to address cost of migration and the size of the job which rose to the top as barriers to migration that remain a prohibitive factor. Cost of migration or the size of the job were cited as top barriers to migration by 37.5% of companies, while 24.2% of respondents identified cost alone as the top barrier.
The survey also revealed 15% aren’t sure what to outsource, 8.3% are not finding the right partner and 3.3% are held ransom by public cloud providers.