Enterprises Deploying More Apps in the Cloud

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 10-08-2012

Enterprises Deploying More Apps in the Cloud

On Board
About 45% of IT professionals are already running some applications in the cloud.

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Migration Plans
More than 44% of IT pros will move applications to the cloud within the next 12 months.

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Rising Profile
About one-third say this cloud migration will include up to one-half of their apps.

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Best Defense
30% of survey participants say cloud-based apps offer better security.

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Thrifty Approach
Nearly 27% say the cloud allows for cost savings.

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On the Go
About 26% say cloud apps establish improved mobility support.

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Automated Currency
22% say the cloud saves time by not having to update infrastructure.

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Speed Cycle
More than 18% say it allows for quick deployments.

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Top Apps for Cloud
Email (as cited by about 26% of survey respondents)
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Storage (24%)
Document management (14%)
Project management (11%)
CRM (10%)

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Video on Demand
55% of respondents view the use of a YouTube-like cloud solution for enterprise video sharing as a valuable cloud service.

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