SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Skytap, Inc., an innovative public cloud for application modernization, today announced its top cloud industry predictions for 2017. Enterprise IT departments are recognizing the time is now to begin addressing their legacy applications/infrastructure and adapting their current cloud strategy in order to stay modern and meet increasing employee and customer demands. In response, Skytap forsees this coming year to bring innovation across all facets of the cloud industry to address the continually evolving needs of enterprises, including an increase in container integrations, multi-cloud market saturation, a collective move to on-premises clouds, and bringing legacy applications into a hybrid state.
"With the enterprise seal of approval for the cloud firmly in place, in 2017 we will see companies mature to seeking out more complex solutions that provide them with seamless migration, on-demand scalability, increase production speeds, and deliver cost savings metrics," said Dan Jones, director of product management, Skytap. "Skytap is primed to meet enterprises' greatest needs with our purpose-driven public cloud that provides unrivalled support for application modernization."