Infrastructure Slideshow: Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure: Is Yours Fully Leveraged?

By Bob Violino  |  Posted 02-07-2011

Private Clouds

48% of respondents report they are using or are planning to use private cloud computing.

Private Clouds

Going Public

20% of respondents are currently using public cloud computing, and another 34% are investigating with the intent to implement a public cloud.

Going Public

Newcomers

55% of respondents using public cloud computing, and 39% of those using private cloud computing first adopted the solutions in 2010

Newcomers

Low Utilization

52% of the respondents that are currently using private or public cloud computing say they have cloud infrastructure resources that are rarely, or never, used.

Low Utilization

Excess Capacity

47% of respondents report some, or lots, of excess cloud capacity.

Excess Capacity

56%

56% of respondents report that they're using, or considering using, private cloud computing for software development and/or testing.

56%

$23.31

Among respondents that have implemented cloud computing, spending on cloud-based infrastructure averaged $23.31 per employee in 2010. Spending is expected to rise to $26.63 per employee in 2011.

$23.31

ROI?

57% of respondents either did not know or could not quantify their ROI on cloud computing.

ROI?

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Greatest Benefits (percent respondents)Software development tasks perceived to derive the greatest benefits from private cloud computing are:System testing (49%)Requirements planning and tracking (42%)Static analysis (39%)Source code control (34%) Defect tracking or deployment automation (33%)

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86%

Among respondents that use a private cloud, 86% said having more visibility into the development team's resource utilization would be somewhat, or extremely, desirable.

86%