Hold On For Just One Second!

Before you leave, how about subscribing to iGR Opinion, our regular industry newsletter?






5G Landscape

Cloud and Edge Deployments for U.S. Middleprises: IT Exec Survey Data Results

This short market study describes the cloud and edge platforms implemented in U.S. middleprises, which iGR defines as companies with between 500 and 2,000 employees. The study focuses on the middleprises’ use of public and private clouds, public cloud-based Security as a Service, and the deployment of platforms at the edge.

Data presented is based on iGR’s December 2020 survey of U.S. IT executives and managers in middleprises across multiple vertical industries.


Key Questions Answered

  • Do middleprises typically rely on the public cloud, private cloud, or a hybrid of the two?
  • Do middleprises currently utilize public cloud-based Security as a Service offerings, and if not, do they have plans to implement?
  • Have the middleprises in iGR’s survey deployed platforms at the network edge for different edge services or workloads? How many platforms?
  • How many middleprises currently have cloud native services/workloads deployed at the edge?
  • What are the latency requirements of the use cases that impact the workloads at the edge?
  • Is it important for middleprises to have compute and/or storage resources on premises?
  • Is it important for middleprises to move workloads between their cloud and edge implementations?

Who Should Read

  • Enterprise private network vendors and solution providers
  • Systems integrators focused on the middleprise market
  • Public and private cloud solution providers and vendors
  • Mobile operators
  • Public cloud and edge platform solution providers
  • Wired and wireless infrastructure vendors
  • Financial and investment analysts.

Table of Contents

  • Abstract
  • Executive Summary
    • What This Means
  • Methodology
  • Middleprise Networks – Cloud Adoption
  • Middleprise Networks – Edge Adoption
  • Middleprise Survey Respondents
  • Definitions
  • About iGR
    • Disclaimer

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Middleprise Adoption of the Cloud
  • Table 2: Use of Public Cloud-based Security as a Service
  • Table 3: Plans for Use of Public Cloud-based Security as a Service
  • Table 4: Number of Platforms Deployed at the Edge
  • Table 5: Cloud Native Services Deployed at the Edge
  • Table 6: Latency Requirements for Workloads Deployed at the Edge
  • Table 7: Importance of On-premise Compute and Storage
  • Table 8: Importance of Workload Movement between Cloud and Edge
  • Table 9: Number of Employees in Surveyed Middleprises
  • Table 10: Annual Revenues of Surveyed Middleprises
  • Table 11: Middleprise Industries
  • Table 12: Job Titles of Surveyed Middleprise IT Executives
  • Definitions Table

List of Charts

  • Figure A: Middleprise Adoption of the Cloud
  • Figure B: Middleprise Adoption of Edge Platforms
  • Figure 1: Middleprise Adoption of the Cloud
  • Figure 2: Use of Public Cloud-based Security as a Service
  • Figure 3: Plans for Use of Public Cloud-based Security as a Service
  • Figure 4: Number of Platforms Deployed at the Edge
  • Figure 5: Cloud Native Services Deployed at the Edge
  • Figure 6: Latency Requirements for Workloads Deployed at the Edge
  • Figure 7: Importance of On-premise Compute and Storage
  • Figure 8: Importance of Workload Movement between Cloud and Edge
  • Figure 9: Number of Employees in Surveyed Middleprises
  • Figure 10: Annual Revenues of Surveyed Middleprises
  • Figure 11: Middleprise Industries
  • Figure 12: Job Titles of Surveyed Middleprise IT Executives

For additional information on the Cloud and Edge Deployments for U.S. Middleprises: IT Exec Survey Data Results market study, please contact Iain Gillott at (512) 263-5682 or by email.