Cloud Strategy: The Race to the Cloud has Begun

Posted by Gretchen Weaver on Tue, Jan 29, 2013 @ 04:35 PM

A status update on the race to the cloud is in and the cloud is winning. The results of the latest Gatepoint Research survey sponsored by Avere reveals that 81% of the executive responders already have or are investigating or developing a cloud strategy.

So where are you in the race?  Follow the course on this infographic that summarizes the survey findings.

Race to the Cloud Infographic

Check out these key findings:

  • “Scalability” has the greatest value when it comes to use of the cloud with “flexibility” a close second
  • Less than 20% of all respondents report no movement toward a cloud strategy
  • The public cloud is included in nearly half of the strategies
  • Concerns with the public cloud still exist, with security at the top of the list
  • A variety of cloud service vendors are being used, but three are named most often
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity prevail as the best benefits to cloud storage

You can get the full report, Pulse Report by Gatepoint Research – Cloud Optimization Strategies.


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Topics: Enterprise Storage, Cloud Storage