Worldwide, organizations that once planned to gradually invest in digital transformation, remote work, and advanced analytics are being forced to make radical changes on the fly in the face of unpredictable, rapidly evolving markets. Existing mission-critical workloads are being updated and integrated with emerging cloud-native applications overnight. Supply chains and partnerships are rapidly reorganizing, while online ordering and remote collaboration are in demand. Maintaining, managing,and scaling digital infrastructure arerequiredfor business success now more than ever, as more and more organizations rapidly digitalize business. IDC’s recent worldwide survey of 901enterprise IT decision makers, representing organizations with primarily 1,000+employees across multiple industries, shows that many are struggling with the operational complexity that resultsfrom having to support multiple generations of applications and infrastructure silos simultaneously.