Intriguing Cloud Computing Statistics

If you remain skeptical about cloud computing, the following stats may put any lingering confusion to rest:

  • CRN predicts that by 2014 small business spending on cloud computing will reach nearly $100 billion.
  • IDC approximates that the market for public cloud products and services are at $16B in 2010 and will expand to $56B by 2014.
  • An estimation by Gartner places the cloud market at $150B by 2013, while Merrill Lynch places it at $160B by 2012.
  • SandHill recently conducted a survey of 500 IT decision-makers and when asked to name their primary reason for adopting cloud applications, 50% of the respondents cited business agility.
  • Enterprise applications will need to adapt to the rapid growth of mobile and social computing, which is unprecedented in the history of technology.
  • According to an estimation made by Gartner, the rapid growth of virtualization will mean that 60% of server workloads will be virtualized by 60%.
  • Although public cloud infrastructure, applications and platforms are growing at 25%, IDC estimates that the market for enterprise servers will increase two-fold by 2013.
  • A recent survey revealed that every enterprise was using a SaaS application, while less than 25% of IT departments were aware that they were using one.
To learn more about cloud computing and how it can benefit your organization, contact Nubifer today.
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