Cloud Computing In 2012
This Reality Checker reveals a steady increase in Private Cloud deployments with a growing appetite for third party infrastructure usage.
Respondents to the survey represent IT budgets totalling more than £11Bn.
In January 2012 The Corporate IT Forum conducted a Reality Checker survey to highlight trends in uptake in different areas and obtain a real-world view of how cloud is contributing to IT and Business strategies today. Key findings show most are using third party infrastructure, models are not 'one size fits all' and it's no longer solely about cost.
Over 66% are using or researching Public Cloud versus 83% who are condensing in the Private Cloud.
- Cloud Computing is becoming an accepted model for sourcing.
- Desktop productivity and collaboration are most used services.
- Main benefit is now speed of deployment - no longer cost.
- Data security is biggest challenge three years in a row.
- Microsoft is most used followed by Amazon and Dell.
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