Infrastructure Slideshow: Public Cloud Spending by Businesses is on the Rise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 03-16-2011
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When it comes to productivity in the enterprise, you're probably thinking seriously about ways to improve it. And much of the time, you're undoubtedly considering how public IT cloud services might be able to help you achieve that goal - particularly when cloud services are combined with enterprise mobility . But, the very fact that you're thinking about cloud services speaks to the changes that continue to occur in the enterprise. Gone are the days when all of your solutions will sit on the desktop. Nowadays, your employees are all over the globe, they require many more devices to get their jobs done, and they need cloud services to help enhance their daily output. The enterprise has evolved in such a way that a one-size-fits-all solution just isn't possible any longer. Perhaps that's why enterprises are expected to increase their spending on IT cloud services, according to a study from IDC. In fact, between 2009 and 2014, spending by U.S. companies on cloud services is expected to more than double. Read on to find out how dollars will be flying in the clouds in the coming years.

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Spending on IT public cloud services in the U.S. was $11.1 billion in 2009.

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