SEATTLE, JANUARY 16, 2018 ‒ F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the results of its 2018 State of Application Delivery report. The global customer survey shows accelerating multi-cloud deployments are enabling organizations to select the cloud platform that best meets the requirements of a specific application. However, this also increases the challenges many companies face in managing operations and security across multiple clouds as they transform their application portfolio to compete in the digital economy.
“In this year’s report, respondents made clear they are heavily focused on building the foundation necessary for application driven digital transformation,” said Cindy Borovick, Business Intelligence Director at F5. “As a result, many are moving toward multi-cloud environments that will enable them to reinvent themselves as platforms for competitive differentiation and innovation, helping create business success in the digital economy.”
In its fourth year, the State of Application Delivery report examines the vital role of application services, enabling enterprises to deploy applications faster, smarter, and safer. Over 3,000 IT, networking, application, and security professionals from around the world weighed in on application delivery topics ranging from public and private cloud and multi-cloud adoption; to rising security challenges; to automation, orchestration, and the future of enterprise application services.
Survey responses came from around the globe, spanning industries like government, financial services, technology, and education. Respondents’ roles ranged from infrastructure, IT security, application development, and DevOps to the executive suite. Key takeaways include:
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