User Survey Analysis: Cloud-Computing Budgets Are Growing and Shifting; Traditional IT Services Providers Must Prepare or Perish



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A large-scale survey of 40 countries shows budgets for cloud computing and cloud services from external service providers to be robust and expanding rapidly. There are notable shifts in spending that indicate changes are coming for the ranks of traditional IT services providers.

Table of Contents

  • Survey Objective
  • Data Insights
    • Spending on Gartner Client Key Initiatives
    • Overview of IT Spending Estimates
    • Spending on External IT Services
    • The Cloud-Computing Budget
      • Distribution of the Cloud-Computing Budget
      • Future Spending Expectations for Cloud Computing
      • Net Change for Cloud-Computing Budget for the Next Budget Year
      • Scope of Budget Increases Projected
      • The Source of Cloud-Computing Spending
      • Spending on Cloud Services
  • Methodology
  • Recommended Reading
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