Cloud Adoption is Growing Rapidly!

Cloud computing is what today’s business world calls a “no-brainer”.

It offers enhanced stability, security, cuts costs, and enables businesses to leverage greater flexibility. The flexibility piece is very important and comes in handy when you need to navigate the ever-changing terrain of doing business in today’s competitive environment.

Cloud Managed IT Services & Support are taking the business world by storm and cloud adoption statistics tell the same story.


Cloud Adoption is accelerating

Forecasted to be $500B by 2020*

80%of companies expect to adopt cloud services within the next 12 months1
60%of Cloud Spending will be decided or influenced by LoB/Non-IT BDMs1
45%of customers implementing cloud, prefer that their connection to public cloud is through a service provider3
50%of large enterprises are expected to choose hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 20172

Cloud Adoption Statistics You Cannot Ignore

1. More than $1.3 TRILLION in IT spending will be affected by the transition to the cloud by 2022.Gartner hints that technology providers should use indicators of growth in cloud adoption as a measure for market opportunity. They divide the market into four cloud categories: system infrastructure, infrastructure software, application software, and business process outsourcing.

Currently, the largest shift of IT spending is in application software – 36% of companies that have used other means to host their software, have now moved to the cloud.

In 2019, the shift in system infrastructure will be the smallest portion with 13%. The application software will be most prominent in 2022 as well, with a projected 40%, while system infrastructure will shift by 20% toward cloud solutions.
(Source: Gartner)

2. Cost savings is at the top of the list of the reasons why organizations are choosing to adopt the cloud.A survey among 165 IT leaders shows there are various reasons why organizations may choose to move their computing to the cloud. The top one, with 61%, is that it save companies money.

At 57%, the second reason comes down to the desire for new features and capabilities.

For 30% of enterprises, their current warehouses filling up has pushed them toward adopting the cloud.

23% of organizations are simply cite “executive mandate” as a reason, and only 12% of them have cited any other reason at all.
(Source: Datometry)

3. 50% of US government organizations are now using the cloud.Global cloud computing adoption statistics all point to one thing – the cloud is a good fit for almost every use case and it’s here to stay. More and more government agencies around the world are adopting cloud services, and the US is no exception. Almost 50% of US government organizations are actively using cloud services. Delivering services efficiently and achieving cost savings are the top two drivers behind this widespread cloud adoption.

According to Gartner, the growth in government use of public cloud services will be in the double digits soon. Their spending will grow at an average of 17.1% per year until 2021.
(Source: Gartner)

Managed Cloud Services from EPC Group

Managed cloud services allow organizations to benefit from the power of cloud computing without the pain of becoming an expert in everything. Every cloud has to be managed by someone. Like your retirement savings or your car, it doesn’t manage or maintain itself.

Leverage a Trusted partner

Partnering with a quality cloud managed services provider allows companies to focus on their core business, on new products, and landing new customers. They can stay fast and lean, rather than to increase payroll with additional ops engineers and system administrators and other experts to manage IT.

Managed cloud gives you the ability to choose which IT functions it wishes to manage in-house, while leaving all the rest to its service partner. Managed cloud services can also include infrastructure and application level support.

A managed cloud services provider like EPC Group offers its customers over 23 years of expertise. Our engineers manage not only your computing, storage, networks, and operating systems, but also the complex tools and application stacks that run on top of that infrastructure.


Managed cloud services at the infrastructure level include


  • Architecture guidance
  • System administration and operations (Ops)
  • System monitoring, alerting, and reporting
  • Performance testing and tuning
  • Proactive communications and 24×7 support
  • A single point of contact for support
  • DNS management
  • Security and compliance management
  • Backup and disaster recovery
  • Database administration
  • Developer support and training

Set Up and Manage a Stables Environment

Without a tried and true cloud environment from which you can work from, cloud technologies won’t positively effect your business much. From Internet to imaging, we architect a consistent user experience and audit your existing environment to ensure everything runs securely and predictably.

Remote Network & Cloud Server Monitoring

EPC Group’s hardware and software monitoring identifies issus that require troubleshooting. Through comprehensive management of your servers, workstations and virtual machines, we quickly identify and resolve potential issues and everything in between.

24/7 Help Desk Support

Whether you’re looking for peace of mind with users, servers, Windows, Azure or network devices, EPC Group’s team of highly-skilled technicians and engineers offer 24/7 on-call support for every aspect of your IT environment.


EPC Group’s cloud security solutions protect your data from potential threats and keep your infrastructure healthy through data encryption, replication, antivirus, consistent patching, and other leading security techniques.

Asset, Patch and ISP Management

EPC Group’s experienced team ensures your workstations, servers and virtual machines are running efficiently and securely with the latest operating system patches and updates. We manage your software and hardware assets and compliance requirements so you can concentrate on running and growing the business.

Compliance Services

Meet all regulatory and software compliance standards through EPC Group’s compliance services. Beyond IT systems, we also help interface with auditors to ensure your business remains industry-compliant.

Backup and Disaster Recovery

Our EPC Group Backup and Recovery services securely backs up data from all your desktops, on-premises servers and cloud-based servers to the cloud for fast time-to-recovery. In the event of a disaster, users will enjoy almost uninterrupted access to vital company data and resources.

Leverage the Right Cloud Solutions

There are thousands of cloud solutions out there. But which ones make strategic sense for your business? We assess your business needs and safely migrate you to cloud solutions like Office 365, Amazon Web Services and SaaS applications that align with your goals.

Office 365 Migrations By moving to Office 365, your company gains the flexibility to adopt new business solutions and applications while consolidating costly IT infrastructure. We’ve migrated more than 250,000 users to Office 365 with 100% success. Through our proven migration process and cloud-first mentality, we can get your organization migrated to and fully utilizing Office 365.

Azure Migrations Microsoft Azure is a scalable, user-friendly cloud computing platform that simplifies application deployment and management. Moving applications and servers to the Azure Cloud eliminates costly infrastructure and improves performance. As one of the first service providers to deliver Azure solutions, EPC Group’s tailored migration services simplify your cloud implementation while driving strategic business value.

Amazon Web Services MigrationsQuickly deploy high-performance databases, virtual servers or production environments with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Like Azure, AWS offers enterprise-level computing capabilities to run applications for a low, predictable price. With EPC Group’s custom migration planning and ongoing AWS training, migrating to AWS has never been simpler.

VoIP and Skype for Business (now Microsoft Teams) MigrationsSkype for Business centralizes voice communication for your organization, saving you on software, hardware and upkeep. EPC Group services will quickly and painlessly migrate you to Skype for Business or manage your existing infrastructure to keep conferencing and communication fluid.


Have Your Cloud Environment Work for You

Once you have servers in Azure and Office 365, everything must work together seamlessly to maximize business value. We connect the dots and advise on areas for improved operational efficiency using Azure Log Analytics, Microsoft Business Intelligence and Office 365 Reporting.

Strategic Cloud IT ConsultingNot sure where to invest next? Get access to quarterly briefing sessions to talk through your business goals, review policies and strategize next steps to get further, faster. We leverage our cloud computing expertise to advise on ways to optimize cloud billing, improve efficiency and increase productivity across every department. Weekly Tech Talks and regular training sessions help mobilize your internal IT team.

Strategic Cloud IT ConsultingEPC Group keeps your on-premises and cloud-based SaaS applications up-to-date with any vendor-supplied updates and patches so your users are always running the most recent versions. By connecting your business applications, we enable greater data sharing, allowing your team to automate key business processes, save time and work smarter.

Evolve Your Cloud Environment to Work for You

As a cloud-first IT services company, EPC Group’s custom cloud strategy and support helps you focus on projects that move the needle.

Serving clients in San Diego and across the U.S., we have the experience managing and protecting your on-premises, cloud or hybrid environment.

We’re committed to helping you leverage custom cloud solutions and apps, maximize your cloud investment and sharpen your competitive advantage.


Why Choose EPC Group?

Over 200+ experts on 3 shifts ready 24/7/365
Microsoft Gold Partner with 23 years of experience in this industry
4-time Microsoft best selling book authored on SharePoint, Office 365 and Power BI
Microsoft Gold Competencies recognize high-standards of expertise and customer service

Why Choose Us

Why Organizations Recognize EPC Group's Consulting Services as the Industry Leader
EPC Group wrote the book on SharePoint & Power BI
Microsoft Partner for 25+ Years
Over 4 million Office 365 users successfully migrated
200+ years combined senior team migration experience
Expertise migrating to Office 365 in every vertical
EPC Group's Chief Architect Errin O'Connor was on the original SharePoint and
Office 365 Beta teams