Recently, Tata Communications has conducted a survey to find companies’ opinions towards cloud computing technology, the outcome of the conducted survey showed that 85% of participants stated that cloud computing has lived up to industry hype in their experience, and 23% of participants stated that cloud computing exceeded their expectations.
The survey also covered the benefits obtained from the cloud, 69% stated that the most popular benefit is Increased Productivity, 65% had better access to data and 63% experienced reductions in costs. In general, 83% of the participants acknowledged that they obtained benefits they didn’t expect to see. Furthermore, 97% of the participants stated that their companies already adopted cloud and 1% stated that cloud computing was not an important element in their company’s infrastructure. Private cloud deployment remains the type mostly used among all with 50% of participants confirming the deployment of private cloud in their companies, and 10% deployed hybrid cloud last year.
65% of participants stated that cloud increased speed of access to technology. On the other hand, 67% experienced a better delivery time to clients and partners.
We have shared the positive side of the survey, now it is time to share some negative stats this survey produced. One of the negative stats says that 57% of participants have moved data back to their own facility due to security and data protection concerns.
After knowing all these stats about cloud computing technology, we would like to know your opinion too; do you think cloud is useful in enhancing company’s functions?