Challenges faced by organizations using public cloud U.S. 2017

The statistic depicts the biggest challenges faced by organizations engaged in public cloud use in the United States, as of 2017. According to the survey, 66 percent of respondents reported security as a significant challenge faced by organizations engaged in public cloud.

Major challenges faced by organizations using public cloud in the United States, as of 2017

Share of respondents answering 'somewhat/extremely large'
Security66%
Govenance & compliance60%
Staff lacks cloud experience58%
Privacy57%
Vendor lock-in47%
Cost40%
Lack of visibility37%
Unplanned outages31%
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Source

Release date

December 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 2017

Number of respondents

283 respondents

Special properties

U.S. industry influencers and AWS invent attendees

Supplementary notes

Multiple responses were possible.
Original question: "What are the biggest challenges for organizations engaged with public cloud today?"

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