IT Workers Say Their Companies Are Migrating to Virtual Infrastructures, Study Says


An overwhelming 86 percent of respondents to a Chef survey of IT practitioners have completed or are in the progress of migrating from a physical infrastructure to a virtual one.

Chef interviewed more than 1,500 global IT workers that use Chef servers and found that many emerging and legacy technologies are being rebuilt around the needs of developers. In addition, companies are piloting and adapting new technologies like cloudcontainers, and microservices in search of speed.


The study found that 81 percent of respondents said they are in the process of or have completed a project to run some applications in cloud-based architectures. Those surveyed said it typically takes an average of six months to complete this.

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