As the tech giant cloud wars continue, as the majority of enterprises are adopting a multi-cloud strategy, shows the RightScale’s State of the Cloud report. Roughly 81% of enterprises now have a multi-cloud strategy, the report found, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is no longer as far ahead as it used to be.

Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly crucial question for companies and determining which is the best  for your firm largely depends on your enterprise’s needs. Cloud spending is increasing for many firms: 66% of cloud users will grow spend by 20% or more in 2018.

The highlights of the report are:

  • 81% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy. — Right Scale, 2018
  • Amazon Web Services has been adopted by 64% of firms in 2018, while Microsoft Azure has been adopted by 45% of firms. — Right Scale, 2018