The cloud has been a head-turner for the past half decade. While many organizations are already benefitting from an all cloud or hybrid cloud environment, occasionally we still come across members of organizations who are uncertain about the cloud. From security concerns to familiarity with legacy systems, some IT and business decision makers remain wary of implementing cloud-based systems or platforms.
With the pace at which the cloud services industry has evolved, the cloud is no longer just a trendy tech wave. Gartner predicts that by 2020, almost all companies will use cloud-centric technology. They forecast that "a corporate 'no-cloud' policy will be as outlandish as a 'no-internet' policy is today." Why? Because it's a powerful business tool that's allowing organizations to run more efficiently and be more competitive. The following research statistics paint an intriguing picture of the current state of cloud computing for organizations everywhere.
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