Virtually all SAP customers (84%) currently use cloud services, and organizations utilize the cloud for ease of scalability (62%), to lower costs (55%), and to increase flexibility (53%). These customers also hope to use fewer resources to maintain systems (51%).
Half of the SAP customers not currently using cloud services said they are planning to use cloud services in the future (48%). These customers plan to incorporate cloud services into their organizations within the next four years. More than a third of SAP customers not using cloud services (35%) don’t know or are unsure of their organization’s plan for cloud services. These customers need more help planning their cloud strategy as they look to embolden their businesses by moving to the cloud. Only 17% of SAP customers not currently using cloud services said they do not intend to move to the cloud. They pointed to security concerns and not being ready to integrate their organization with the cloud as the top reasons for not moving.