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Business software Features and Opinions
By | 23 Mar 2012
Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according to a recent survey.
This infographic by IDC shows how cloud is finally delivering on the hype as well as highlighting some key steps to ensuring successful cloud deployments.
By | 23 Mar 2012
A global research that explores small- to medium-sized businesses' (SMB) cloud services consumption and purchasing patterns finds that 66% of respondents said cloud-based services are very important to their business with 57% stating that their companies already take advantage of cloud-based services; 44% of those who are not yet using cloud-based services are actively considering it.
The worldwide public cloud services reached a total market size of $45.7 billion and is expects to grow at a CAGR of 23% until 2018, according to IDC. "(Our) Public Cloud Services Tracker shows very rapid growth in customer cloud service spending across 19 product categories and within eight geographic regions,” said Frank Gens, SVP and chief analyst at IDC.