Cloud computing continues its rapid growth as organizations of all sizes move workloads to various cloud platforms. But requirements and buying dynamics continue to shift as organizations become more astute consumers of cloud services and increasingly embrace multi-cloud implementations.

This report, commissioned by Linode, is based on our research with more than 700 development professionals, managers, and senior leaders across 20 industries on their requirements for the flexibility and agility of alternative cloud providers with the global breadth and scale of the hyperscalers.

The report highlights:

  • Cloud customer’s shifting set of requirements for their platforms
  • Reasons customers consider changing cloud providers
  • The importance of security capabilities combined with global scale


Mitchell Ashley

Mitchell Ashley

Principal and GM
Techstrong Research​