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User Survey Analysis: Cloud Investments Not a Priority for Majority of Enterprises

Published: 05 November 2010

ID: G00208675

Analyst(s): Errol Rasit , Sid Deshpande


The enterprise data center user survey revealed that only one in four surveyed enterprises worldwide will invest in cloud computing as a "top three" investment by the end of 2011. To increase adoption, technology vendors must convince enterprise customers of the business benefits of cloud computing.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Enterprises Not Investing in Cloud Are Skeptical About Its Business Value and Technology Maturity
    • Why Are Enterprises Not Investing in Cloud Computing/Services?
    • What Do Technology and Cloud Providers Need to Do?
    • What Does This Mean for the Cloud Landscape?
  • Business Agility and Cost Savings Continue to Drive Cloud Investments Among Early Adopters
    • Top Drivers for Cloud Investments Through 2011
    • What Do Technology and Cloud Providers Need to Do?
    • What Do These Results Mean for the Cloud Landscape?
  • Impact of Cloud Computing on Strategic Drivers of Change in Enterprise Data Centers
  • Impact of Cloud Computing Adoption on Existing Data Center Infrastructure
    • What Do These Responses Tell Us About the Impact of Cloud Adoption on Existing Data Center Infrastructure?

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