According to the Netskope Cloud Report of 2019, companies worldwide use almost 1,300 cloud services on average – in addition to numerous on-premises services. The sheer mass alone pushes the IT infrastructure to its limits. IT delivery models such as private, hybrid, or multi-cloud and the integration of solutions from numerous manufacturers make life even more difficult for CIOs. This makes it very hard for them to maintain an overview or to provide departments with the resources they need quickly.
The complexity of developed IT structures poses great challenges for those responsible. They have to:
And all this despite a shortage of skilled workers, making it difficult to find employees with the right skills set or to retain them in the long term.