Big opportunity for Financial Services...to date security push back has limited potential, we see some first solutions and workarounds coming up
A recent study by IDG found that 69% of enterprises have either applications or infrastructure running in the cloud today, up 12% from 2012. Cloud investments have increased by 19% in large-scale enterprises (1,000+ employees) spending on average $3.3M MMM +0.5% a year. In 2015, 24% of IT budgets will be allocated to cloud solutions, with the highest percentage being allocated to SaaS models. Additional key take-aways from the study include the following: 69% of enterprises have at least one application or a portion of their computing infrastructure in the cloud, up from 57% of enterprises in 2012. 18% plan to use cloud-based applications and/or computing infrastructure via the cloud in the next 12 months, and 13% are planning to use cloud-based applications and/or computing infrastructure via the cloud within 1 to 3 years.