By 2024, most enterprises will have intensively multi-cloud environments, with on-prem, off-prem, public, and private cloud.
"IDC FutureScape, Worldwide IT Industry 2019 Predictions," November 2018
The sum of the world's data is expected to swell to more than five times its current size by 2025.
IDC White Paper, sponsored by Seagate, "The Digitization of the World from Edge to Core," November 2018
Global spending for public cloud services is on track to be $277 billion in 2020.
IDC Market Forecast, "Worldwide and Regional Public IT Cloud Services Forecast, 2018–2021," March 2018