Cloud ROI Survey Results Comparison 2011 & 2012

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Cloud ROI Survey Results Comparison 2011 & 2012"

Transcription

1 Cloud ROI Survey Results Comparison & Executive Summary Throughout, Cloud Computing has continued to become commonplace within enterprises worldwide. In order to better understand Cloud adoption and the drivers behind Cloud implementation, The Open Group surveyed IT professionals for the second straight year regarding Cloud initiatives, concerns and ROI measurement mechanisms. The findings of both surveys are compared in this report. For the Cloud ROI Survey, The Open Group surveyed IT professionals at the C-level, Director and Manager levels percent of whom are either actively researching Cloud Computing for business use or are already implementing Cloud services. According to those surveyed, the key drivers within organizations for implementing Cloud services are cost, timeliness and resource optimization. Other key findings included: Private and hybrid clouds remain the most popular deployment options by over 20 percent in and over 30 percent in Fewer organizations have ROI mechanisms in place in compared to 19.5 percent versus 35.4 percent Cost, delivered results and speed of operations continue to be the most popular ROI metrics The biggest concerns with Cloud continue to be security, integration issues and governance A large percentage of respondents in both and are creating new information security controls to address security and privacy concerns surrounding the Cloud There has been a drop in the level of satisfaction with cloud deployment education (36.6 percent in v percent in ) The full results from both and are provided below. For more context of the study, please read the blog post on the survey entitled Flying in the Cloud by the Seat of our Pants by Dr. Chris Harding, Director of Interoperability at The Open Group. [The Open Group Blog] For more information, on The Open Group s Cloud Computing Work Group, please go to:

2 Cloud Survey Results and Comparison 1. What type of influence do you have related to your organization's use of Cloud Computing? What type of influence do you have related to your organization's use of Cloud Computing? 22.5% 13.0% 64.5% I am a direct buyer/decision maker I have influence over decisions/purchases I have no influence over decisions/purchases What type of influence do you have related to your organization s use of Cloud Computing? 14.6% 61.2% 24.3% I am a direct buyer/decision maker I have influence over decisions/purchases I have no influence over decisions/purchases Results of the past two annual surveys showed that the majority of respondents have influence over decisions and purchases related to their organization s use of Cloud Computing. In, 85.5 percent of respondents were either the direct purchasers and decision makers for their organizations Cloud initiatives or have direct influence over purchases and decisions, compared to 77.5 percent in.

3 2. What level best represents your position at your organization? What level best represents your position at your organization? 18.5% 36.9% 15.4% 6.9% 22.3% C-level VP/SVP/EVP level Director level Manager level Individual contributor What level best represents your position at your organization? 9.8% 36.6% 31.7% C-level VP/SVP/EVP level Director level Manager level Individual contributor 22% There was a significant shift in the organizational level and title of survey respondents from the to survey. Although, most respondents were managers or directors in both years, almost 50 percent of the respondents in were VP or C-level, compared to only 22.3 percent in.

4 3. What size is your organization? What size is your organization? 51.5% 27.7% 10.0% < 250 employees Between 250 and 1,000 employees Between 1,000 and 2,500 employees Between 2,500 and 5,000 employees > 5,000 employees 5.4% 5.4% What size is your organization? 48.8% 26.8% 9.8% 7.3% 7.3% < 250 employees Between 250 and 1,000 employees Between 1,000 and 2,500 employees Between 2,500 and 5,000 employees > 5,000 employees Results for both surveys were fairly consistent. The majority of respondents are employed by organizations with 250-1,000 employees.

5 4. Where is your organization headquartered? Where is your organization headquartered? 3.1% 22.3% 32.3% 34.6% 7.7% North America Latin America Europe Africa Asia Pacific Where is your organization headquartered? 4.9% 2.4% 36.6% 43.9% North America Central America South America Europe Africa Asia Pacific 12.2% 0 Both survey results revealed that the majority of respondents work for organizations headquartered in both North America and Europe 66.9 percent in and 80.5 percent in. In, Central America was significantly represented, while in it was not represented at all.

6 5. Which of the following people in your organization are making buying decisions on Cloud services? (Check all that apply please include all Cloud use such as SaaS, PaaS, etc) 80.0% 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% Which of the following people in your organization are making buying decisions on Cloud services? (Check all that apply please include all Cloud use such as SaaS, PaaS, etc) CEO CIO Enterprise architects IT management IT staff Business line management or staff Others (please specify) No one Which of the following people in your organization are making buying decisions on Cloud services? Check all that apply please include all Cloud use such as SaaS, PaaS, etc. 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% CEO CIO Enterprise architects IT management IT staff Business line manageme No one Other (please specify) Both years results showed pretty even decision making responsibility between CIOs, enterprise architects and IT Management.

7 6. What level executive buy-in is/was required to fund your Cloud initiatives?(check all that apply) What level executive buy-in is/was required to fund your Cloud initiatives? 6.9% 21.5% 16.2% 23.1% 32.3% CEO CIO IT director level Enterprise architecture level All of the above What level executive buy-in is/was required to fund your Cloud initiative(s)? (Check all that apply) 9.8% 2.4% 24.4% 39.0% 51.2% CEO CIO IT director level Enterprise architecture level All of the above No executive buy-in required 53.7% Both years surveys yielded results showing that CEO or CIO approval is required to fund Cloud initiatives. In, there were a small percentage of respondents that said no executive buy-in is required. No participants had this response in.

8 7. What are the main reasons for your organization to use Cloud Computing? Select top three from list in order of priority Business continuity What are the main reasons for your organization to use Cloud Computing? Select top three from list in order of priority. Compliance Cost Don t know where to begin to evaluate and Need to improve quality of IT support Need to remove obstacles to innovation Resource optimization Risk management Security Timeliness/agility of new services Other First Priority Second Priority Third Priority Business continuity What are the main reasons for your organization to use Cloud Computing? Select top three from list in order of priority. Compliance Cost Need to improve quality of IT support Need to remove obstacles to innovation Resource optimization Risk management Security Timeliness/agility of new services Don t know where to begin to evaluate and justify need Other (please explain using the Text Box below) First Priority Second Priority Third Priority

9 The primary priorities when determining the use of Cloud Computing continue to be cost, timeliness, and resource optimization. Business opportunity has decreased slightly in priority, and removal of innovation obstacles increased from.

10 8. What best describes where Cloud Computing fits into your organization s IT roadmap? What best describes where Cloud Computing fits into your organization s IT roadmap? 43.3% 8.3% 24.9% 23.5% Currently implementing for business use (at least 18 months) Recently began implementing for business use (within last 12 months) On the radar or actively researching for business use Not on our IT roadmap What best describes where Cloud Computing fits into your organization s IT roadmap? 7.5% 23.8% Have been implementing for business use for at least 12 months Recently began implementing for business use within last 12 months 43.8% 25% On the radar or actively researching for business use Not on our IT roadmap The majority of survey respondents is either actively researching Cloud Computing for business use or has already implemented Cloud services. In, this was an impressive 92.5 percent, similar to the figure of 91.7 percent.

11 9. Which Cloud deployment model(s) best fits your organization? Which Cloud deployment model best meets your organization s business requirements? 50.0% 45.0% 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% Private Public Hybrid Unsure Private Public Hybrid Unsure Which Cloud deployment model(s) best fits your organization? 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% Private Public Community Hybrid None Unsure 10.0% 0.0% Private Public Community Hybrid None Unsure Both surveys revealed that a hybrid Cloud would be best for their organization; however in, private Cloud showed resurgence, almost doubling from to. Private and hybrid Cloud appear to be the strongest options for most organizations.

12 10. Do you think the return on investment from a Cloud project to address these business requirements in your organization would be: Do you think the return on investment from a Cloud project to address these business requirements in your organization would be: 45.4% 54.6% Easy to evaluate and justify? Hard to evaluate and justify? Do you think the return on investment from a Cloud project to address these business requirements in your organization would be: 4.9 % 51.2% 43.9 % Easy to evaluate and justify? Hard to evaluate and justify? Other (please specify) Results revealed a conflict between respondents about whether Cloud projects are easy or hard to justify. In, other responses claimed that it is a mixture of easy evaluation and hard justification.

13 11. Do you currently have any mechanisms in place to measure ROI for your Cloud Computing initiative? Do you currently have any mechanisms in place to measure ROI for your Cloud Computing initiative? 20.0% 35.4% Yes No Unsure 44.6% Do you currently have any mechanisms in place to measure ROI for your Cloud Computing initiative? 14.6% 19.5% Yes No Unsure 65.9% Organizations with mechanisms in place to measure ROI actually decreased from to 35.4 percent and 19.5 percent, respectively.

14 12. Which of the following Cloud ROI metrics are you currently using or plan to use in the next 12 months? Select top three from list in order of priority. Which of the following Cloud ROI metrics are you currently using or plan to use in the next 12 months? Select top three from list in order of priority First Priority Second Priority Third Priority Cost Margin Quality of delivered result Scale of operation Speed of operation Utilization of resources None of the above Other Cost Which of the following Cloud ROI metrics are you currently using or plan to use in the next 12 months? Select top three from list in order of priority. Margin Quality of delivered result Scale of operation Speed of operation Utilization of resources None of the above Other (please explain using the Text Box below) First Priority Second Priority Third Priority

15 Similar to, survey results showed that cost is the primary Cloud ROI metric organizations will measure in the next 12 months. Quality of delivered results and speed of operation have remained popular metrics, while survey respondents are prioritizing the utilization of resources as a metric.

16 13. Do you expect your Cloud initiative to significantly impact one or more business processes? Do you expect your Cloud initiative to significantly impact one or more business processes? 17.7% Yes No 82.3% Do you expect your Cloud initiative to significantly impact one or more business processes? 17.1% Yes No 82.9% Results this year were almost identical with. Most respondents expect their Cloud initiative to significantly impact one or more business processes.

17 14. If yes, how prepared are you for these changes? If yes, how prepared are you for these changes? 16.2% 28.5% Prepared Somewhat prepared Unprepared 55.4% If yes, how prepared are you for these changes? 24.4% 19.5% Prepared Somewhat prepared Unprepared 56.1% Over 50 percent of respondents in both and did not feel totally prepared for changes Cloud initiatives will bring to their business processes. In fact, a slightly larger percentage of respondents felt unprepared than respondents.

18 15. What are your biggest concerns surrounding the Cloud today? Select top three from list in order of priority. What are your biggest concerns surrounding the Cloud today? Select top three from list in order of priority First Priority 30 Second Priority 20 Third Priority 10 0 Ability to cope with business process Cost to deploy Dissatisfaction with vendor offering/pricing Governance, e.g. loss of control of IT Integration issues Lost revenues from lack of capacity Lost customers from performance issues Measuring ROI Regulatory compliance Security Skills shortage Vendor lock-in Other

19 Ability to cope with business process What are your biggest concerns surrounding the Cloud today? Select top three from list in order of priority. Cost to deploy Dissatisfaction with vendor Governance, e.g. loss of control of IT Integration issues Lost revenues from lack of capacity Lost customers from performance issues Measuring ROI Regulatory compliance Security Skills shortage Vendor lock-in Other None First Priority Second Priority Third Priority Both years results revealed that the biggest concerns around Cloud are security, followed by integration issues and governance. In, respondents showed that cost of deployment has also become a major concern.

20 16. What are your main concerns with using an outside Cloud provider? Select top three from list in order of priority. What are your main concerns with using an outside Cloud provider? Select top three from list in order of priority First Priority Second Priority Cost Interoperability/ Portability Performance issues Security Vendor lock-in None of the above Other What are your main concerns with using an outside Cloud provider? Select top three from list in order of priority First Priority Second Priority Third Priority Cost Interoperability/ Portability Performance issues Security Vendor lock-in None of the above Other (please explain using the Text Box below) Both survey results showed that security is the biggest concern about using an outside Cloud provider, followed by interoperability and vendor lock-in. Performance issues became less of a concern in, while concerns regarding cost rose.

21 17. How is your organization addressing concerns about data security and privacy surrounding the Cloud? How is your organization addressing concerns about data security and privacy surrounding the Cloud? 7.7% 18.5% 33.1% Use existing information security controls Created new information security controls Use Cloud service provider s controls Other 40.8% How is your organization addressing concerns about data security and privacy surrounding the Cloud? 26.8% 7.3% 36.6% 29.3% Use existing information security controls Created new information security controls Use Cloud service provider s controls Other A large percentage of respondents, in both and, are creating new information security controls to address security and privacy concerns surrounding the Cloud. An equal percentage claim to use existing information security controls, and a slightly smaller percentage just use the Cloud service provider s control.

22 18. Overall, how satisfied are you with the level of available educational resources and professional training on Cloud Computing? Overall, how satisfied are you with the level of available educational resources and professional training on Cloud Computing? 14.6% 8.5% 33.8% 43.1% Very satisfied Satisfied Somewhat dissatisfied Dissatisfied Overall, how satisfied are you with the level of available educational resources and professional training on Cloud Computing? 12.2% 7.3% 51.2% 29.3% Very satisfied Satisfied Somewhat dissatisfied Dissatisfied In, survey results reveal that 36.6 percent of respondents were at least satisfied with the level of available educational resources and professional training on Cloud Computing, compared to 51.6 percent in.

Despite the hype, cloud adoption is still in its early days for most companies, but cloud is coming.

Despite the hype, cloud adoption is still in its early days for most companies, but cloud is coming. J U L Y, 2 0 1 3 Despite the hype, cloud adoption is still in its early days for most companies, but cloud is coming. TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary Key Findings Key Conclusions Recommendations Survey

More information

A Close-up View of Microsoft Azure Adoption

A Close-up View of Microsoft Azure Adoption Cloud A Close-up View of Microsoft Azure Adoption Business Decision-Makers are Driving Cloud Trends Contents Introduction 3 Key Trends 4 Rates of evaluation and adoption of Azure are high 5 The business

More information

Software Pricing and Licensing Survey Results and 2012 Predictions. Amy Konary Research VP Software Licensing and Provisioning IDC

Software Pricing and Licensing Survey Results and 2012 Predictions. Amy Konary Research VP Software Licensing and Provisioning IDC Software Pricing and Licensing Survey Results and 2012 Predictions Amy Konary Research VP Software Licensing and Provisioning IDC The Survey ISVs and Intelligent Device Manufacturers Sample Size = 205

More information

CLOUD: DRIVING A FASTER, MORE CONNECTED BUSINESS

CLOUD: DRIVING A FASTER, MORE CONNECTED BUSINESS A HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW ANALYTIC SERVICES REPORT CLOUD: DRIVING A FASTER, MORE CONNECTED BUSINESS Copyright 2015 Harvard Business School Publishing. sponsored by SPONSOR PERSPECTIVE The Debate Is Over,

More information

CIOs: How to Become the CEO s Business Partner

CIOs: How to Become the CEO s Business Partner CIOs: How to Become the CEO s Business Partner A Best Practices ebook Nicolas Betbeder-Matibet, Managing Director, MEGA Asia - The Agenda for CIOs in 2012 According to Gartner*: CIO strategies concentrate

More information

2015 State of the CIO SURVEY. Exclusive Research from CIO magazine

2015 State of the CIO SURVEY. Exclusive Research from CIO magazine 2015 State of the CIO SURVEY Exclusive Research from CIO magazine JANUARY 2015 CIO Magazine 2015 State of the CIO Survey Results Survey Highlights Positive Indicators as CIOs Cope with Digital Disruption

More information

Cloud Computing. Exclusive Research from

Cloud Computing. Exclusive Research from 2014 Cloud Computing Exclusive Research from Cloud Computing Continues to Make Inroads Companies are expanding their use of cloud as they work through implementation and organizational challenges Cloud

More information

CIO Global Cloud Computing Adoption Survey Results Summary Slides January 2011. 2011 VMware Inc. All rights reserved

CIO Global Cloud Computing Adoption Survey Results Summary Slides January 2011. 2011 VMware Inc. All rights reserved CIO Global Cloud Computing Adoption Survey Results Summary Slides January 2011 2011 VMware Inc. All rights reserved CIO/IDG Research Services Jen McKean Research Director 508.766.5605 (Direct) 508.766.5600

More information

2012 Unified Communications & Collaboration SURVEY. Exclusive Research from

2012 Unified Communications & Collaboration SURVEY. Exclusive Research from 2012 Unified Communications & Collaboration SURVEY Exclusive Research from EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Productivity Improvements, Flexibility Key Drivers of Unified Communications and Collaboration Investments Size

More information

Saugatuck s 2012 Global Cloud Business Software Survey: Data Report. Abridged Version for Registered Website Members.

Saugatuck s 2012 Global Cloud Business Software Survey: Data Report. Abridged Version for Registered Website Members. Saugatuck s 2012 Global Cloud Business Software Survey: Data Report Abridged Version for Registered Website Members March 21, 2012 Table of Contents About This Report Research Summary Highlights Areas

More information

Enterprise Content Management:

Enterprise Content Management: Heini Booysen Program Manager, Software & Consulting IDC MEA Enterprise Content Management: an IDC Perspective www.idc.com Coming Up: Regional IT Markets Overview Information Chaos IDC Definition and Methodology

More information

State of the Mobile Enterprise

State of the Mobile Enterprise State of the Mobile Enterprise APPCELERATOR Q1 2013 MOBILE ENTERPRISE REPORT GAMESTOP NBC.COM Appcelerator Q1 2013 MOBILE ENTERPRISE REPORT SUMMARY RESPONDENT PROFILE Appcelerator surveyed 770 enterprise

More information

2011 Cloud Computing SURVEY. Exclusive Research from CIO magazine

2011 Cloud Computing SURVEY. Exclusive Research from CIO magazine 2011 Cloud Computing SURVEY Exclusive Research from CIO magazine EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cloud computing has come a long way in the past few years, from experts disagreeing on what the term cloud computing meant

More information

The Shadow IT Phenomenon

The Shadow IT Phenomenon The Shadow IT Phenomenon CIOs respond with internal service provider transformation IT DEPT A research paper from Logicalis based on a global study of CIO pressures and priorities In summary This report

More information

The App Age: How Enterprises Use Mobile Applications

The App Age: How Enterprises Use Mobile Applications The App Age: How Enterprises Use Mobile Applications Introduction The mobile app market is growing steadily as businesses seek ways to innovate, create business value and engage partners and customers

More information

Small Businesses Ride the Cloud: SMB Cloud Watch U.S. Survey Results

Small Businesses Ride the Cloud: SMB Cloud Watch U.S. Survey Results Small Businesses Ride the Cloud: SMB Cloud Watch U.S. Survey Results Authors Stuart Taylor Andy Young James Macaulay February 2010 Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) Cisco IBSG 2010 Cisco and/or

More information

Ten Myths of Cloud Computing. Gene Eun Sr. Director Product Marketing, Cloud September 29, 2014

Ten Myths of Cloud Computing. Gene Eun Sr. Director Product Marketing, Cloud September 29, 2014 Ten Myths of Cloud Computing Gene Eun Sr. Director Product Marketing, Cloud September 29, 2014 Oracle Confidential Internal/Restricted/Highly Restricted Safe Harbor Statement The following is intended

More information

Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds

Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds When, Why and How They are Really Used Sponsored by: Research Summary 2013 Neovise, LLC. All Rights Reserved. [i] Table of Contents Table of Contents... 1 i Executive

More information

Winning in the Telco Data Center

Winning in the Telco Data Center Winning in the Telco Data Center Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading Agenda Heavy Reading intro What s happening in telco? Why is open source relevant to telco? What do telcos think about open

More information

Cloud Computing. Survey Results June July 2009. F5 Networks

Cloud Computing. Survey Results June July 2009. F5 Networks Cloud Computing Survey Results June July 2009 F5 Networks CONTENTS Executive summary... 3 Methodology... 4 Demographics... 5 Finding 1: Confusion about Cloud Computing Definition... 6 Finding 2: Cloud

More information

Private Cloud Deployment

Private Cloud Deployment Oracle Private Cloud Private Cloud Deployment ADOPTION BARRIERS, DEPLOYMENT LEVELS, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES AND FUTURE PLANS FOR PRIVATE CLOUD Survey conducted by IDG Connect on behalf of Oracle IDG Connect,

More information

Cloud Computing Safe Harbor or Wild West?

Cloud Computing Safe Harbor or Wild West? IT Best Practices Series Cloud Computing Safe Harbor or Wild West? With IT expenditures coming under increasing scrutiny, the cloud is being sold as an oasis of practical solutions. It s true that many

More information

B-to-B Lead Generation:

B-to-B Lead Generation: Marketing ROI & Performance Evaluation Study A special report from MarketingProfs, with support from Lenskold Group Copyright 2008. MarketingProfs Research Insights, MarketingProfs, LLC. All rights reserved.

More information

The Cloud-Centric Organization. How organizations realize business benefits with a mature approach to Cloud

The Cloud-Centric Organization. How organizations realize business benefits with a mature approach to Cloud The Cloud-Centric Organization How organizations realize business benefits with a mature approach to Cloud June 2015 Study Overview This report uses data from IDC s CloudView Survey, and IDC s Business

More information

Evolution to the Cloud: Where Every CIO Should Start

Evolution to the Cloud: Where Every CIO Should Start Evolution to the Cloud: Where Every CIO Should Start Velocity Technology Solutions / September 2015 This guide will: Discuss the state of cloud computing today Outline steps for a well-defined cloud move

More information

The 2014 State of Enterprise Social Marketing Report

The 2014 State of Enterprise Social Marketing Report The 2014 State of Enterprise Social Marketing Report Results from Q1 2014 Commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Spredfast. Executive Summary In Q1 of 2014, Spredfast commissioned

More information

OPEN DATA CENTER ALLIANCE SM CLOUD ADOPTION SURVEY

OPEN DATA CENTER ALLIANCE SM CLOUD ADOPTION SURVEY OPEN DATA CENTER ALLIANCE SM CLOUD ADOPTION SURVEY 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 Legal Notice 5 Executive Summary 5 ODCA Members Respond to Survey on Data Center Practices and Plans 6 Methodology 6 Growth in

More information

PICSE survey. (PICSE: Procurement Innovation for Cloud services in Europe)

PICSE survey. (PICSE: Procurement Innovation for Cloud services in Europe) PICSE survey (PICSE: Procurement Innovation for Cloud services in Europe) To ensure that Europe reaps the benefits of the shift to cloud computing, there is the need to focus on new ways of procuring cloud

More information

The State of Big Data Infrastructure: Benchmarking global Big Data users to drive future performance

The State of Big Data Infrastructure: Benchmarking global Big Data users to drive future performance The State of Big Data Infrastructure: Benchmarking global Big Data users to drive future performance April 2015 Contents Key findings 3 Big Data projects have arrived 4 Level of adoption 4 Complexity of

More information

Global Compliance Survey

Global Compliance Survey Global Compliance Survey Executive Summary Global Compliance Survey Companies and organizations are under an ever-intensifying burden to manage and comply with countless and complex global rules and regulations.

More information

Data Management in the Cloud Era

Data Management in the Cloud Era In This Paper In cloud environments, using multiple point products for data management often results in diminishing returns Single-vendor solutions enable enterprises to leverage their cloud investments

More information

EMA/CXP Research Report: The Changing Role of the Service Desk in the Age of Cloud and Agile

EMA/CXP Research Report: The Changing Role of the Service Desk in the Age of Cloud and Agile EMA/CXP Research Report: The Changing Role of the Service Desk in the Age of Cloud and Agile Report Summary By Dennis Drogseth, Dominique Dupuis, Pascal Paysant An ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (EMA

More information

BYOD & MOBILE SECURITY

BYOD & MOBILE SECURITY 2013 surve y results BYOD & MOBILE SECURITY Group Partner Information Security Sponsored by Symantec KPMG Zimbani MailGuard INTRODUCTION Welcome to the 2013 BYOD & Mobile Security Report! Bring Your Own

More information

Five Cloud Strategy Must -Dos for the CIO

Five Cloud Strategy Must -Dos for the CIO Issue 2 Five Cloud Strategy Must -Dos for the CIO 1 Five Cloud Strategy Must -Dos for the CIO When Building a Private Cloud, Start Small, Think Big 5 About Red Hat Featuring research from Even if your

More information

DEVELOPER ATTITUDES to APP MARKETING

DEVELOPER ATTITUDES to APP MARKETING DEVELOPER ATTITUDES to APP MARKETING Mobile app developers share their opinions on the state of app distribution and monetization 2013 appflood.com Executive Summary With the growing volume of mobile apps

More information

Cloud Computing. Exclusive Research from

Cloud Computing. Exclusive Research from 2015 Cloud Computing Exclusive Research from 2015 IDG Enterprise Cloud Computing Survey The Cloud Computing Market Solidifies Traditional and emerging models rise as companies anticipate moving more than

More information

2015 Unified Communications & Collaboration Survey

2015 Unified Communications & Collaboration Survey 2015 Unified Communications & Collaboration Survey Exclusive Research from Unified Communications and Collaboration Moves to the Cloud Costs, security and integration are top challenges to improving employee

More information

2015 Global Study on IT Security Spending & Investments

2015 Global Study on IT Security Spending & Investments 2015 Study on IT Security Spending & Investments Independently conducted by Ponemon Institute LLC Publication Date: May 2015 Sponsored by Part 1. Introduction Security risks are pervasive and becoming

More information

Cloud creates path to profitability for Australian businesses. A complimentary report from cloud-based business management software provider NetSuite

Cloud creates path to profitability for Australian businesses. A complimentary report from cloud-based business management software provider NetSuite Cloud creates path to profitability for Australian businesses A complimentary report from cloud-based business management software provider NetSuite Introduction Australian businesses are facing a dynamic

More information

Debate Session I Cloud service innovation: who s investing in what? Introduced and Chaired by: Jeremiah Caron Senior Vice President - Analysis

Debate Session I Cloud service innovation: who s investing in what? Introduced and Chaired by: Jeremiah Caron Senior Vice President - Analysis Debate Session I Cloud service innovation: who s investing in what? Introduced and Chaired by: Jeremiah Caron Senior Vice President - Analysis Insightful Analysis Practical Advice Innovations in Cloud

More information

DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified

DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified Insight DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified Stephen Elliot IDC OPINION Based on a research survey conducted during October and November of 2014 across multiple

More information

Research Report. Abstract: E-Mail Archiving Market Trends. May 2010. By Brian Babineau With Bill Lundell and John McKnight

Research Report. Abstract: E-Mail Archiving Market Trends. May 2010. By Brian Babineau With Bill Lundell and John McKnight Research Report Abstract: E-Mail Archiving Market Trends By Brian Babineau With Bill Lundell and John McKnight May 2010 2010 Enterprise Strategy Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Introduction: Research

More information

Streamlining Identity and Access Management through Unified Identity and Access Governance Solutions

Streamlining Identity and Access Management through Unified Identity and Access Governance Solutions Streamlining Identity and Access Management through Unified Identity and Access Governance Solutions By Iranna Hurakadli and Achutha Sridhar Happiest Minds, IMSS Practice Many enterprises that have implemented

More information

On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies

On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies On Premise Vs Cloud: Selection Approach & Implementation Strategies Session ID#:10143 Prepared by: Praveen Kumar Practice Manager AST Corporation @Praveenk74 REMINDER Check in on the COLLABORATE mobile

More information

Adoption, Approaches & Attitudes

Adoption, Approaches & Attitudes Adoption, Approaches & Attitudes The Future of Cloud Computing in the Public and Private Sectors A Global Cloud Computing Study Sponsored by JUNE 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary... 1 Methodology

More information

Red Hat CloudForms: Open Clouds Under

Red Hat CloudForms: Open Clouds Under CloudForms Whitepaper Red Hat CloudForms: Open Clouds Under your Control TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 Introduction 2 Open Clouds 3 Under your control 3 What is Cloudforms? 4 Build and Manage Clouds 5 Build and

More information

HYBRID CLOUDS DEFINING A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY DR. RAGHU P. PUSHPAKATH KRISHNAKUMAR GOPINATHAN SACHIN KANOTH MADAKKARA

HYBRID CLOUDS DEFINING A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY DR. RAGHU P. PUSHPAKATH KRISHNAKUMAR GOPINATHAN SACHIN KANOTH MADAKKARA HYBRID CLOUDS DEFINING A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY DR. RAGHU P. PUSHPAKATH KRISHNAKUMAR GOPINATHAN SACHIN KANOTH MADAKKARA Executive Summary While a number of organizations are gaining experience and increased

More information

Outlook 2011: Survey Report

Outlook 2011: Survey Report Web Analytics Association Outlook 2011: Survey Report page 1 Web Analytics Association Outlook 2011: Survey Report Prepared by the Web Analytics Association February 2011 All Rights Reserved Web Analytics

More information

Software licensing: expectations, challenges and the future. November 2015

Software licensing: expectations, challenges and the future. November 2015 Software licensing: expectations, challenges and the future November Software monetization today The only constant is change The software market has been undergoing a fundamental change for a number of

More information

How Is Your Role Impacted by the Cloud Now, and in the Future?

How Is Your Role Impacted by the Cloud Now, and in the Future? SOLUTION WHITE PAPER How Is Your Role Impacted by the Cloud Now, and in the Future? Ian Moyse, Sales Director Workbooks.com, Eurocloud UK Board Member and Cloud Industry Forum Governance Board Member Cloud

More information

TRENDS IN DATA CENTER PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT

TRENDS IN DATA CENTER PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT January 2016 Sponsored by Introduction The days of partnering with a single strategic vendor to deliver end-to-end data center equipment and services are over. Today s IT decision makers are expected to

More information

Activity Based Costing: How ABC is Used in the Organization

Activity Based Costing: How ABC is Used in the Organization Activity Based Costing: How ABC is Used in the Organization September Background In July, a study was conducted among BetterManagement members to determine the state of Activity Based Costing. An on-line

More information

Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects

Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects IBM Academy of Technology Thought Leadership White Paper October 2010 Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects IBM Academy of Technology Survey 2 Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation

More information

Finance outsourcing in the high-tech and electronics industries

Finance outsourcing in the high-tech and electronics industries Finance outsourcing in the high-tech and electronics industries The following summarises the findings of a survey looking into trends, risks and opportunities associated with finance outsourcing in the

More information

Moving to the Cloud: NIST Vision and Initiatives

Moving to the Cloud: NIST Vision and Initiatives Moving to the Cloud: NIST Vision and Initiatives part of the US Federal Cloud Computing Strategy Dawn Leaf NIST Senior Executive for Cloud Computing March 16, 2011 Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA NIST Mission:

More information

World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018

World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 Phone: +44 20 8123 2220 Fax: +44 207 900 3970 office@marketpublishers.com World Cloud Computing Market 2013-2018 Date: April 25, 2013 Pages: 151 Price: US$ 2,400.00

More information

A FINEXTRA RESEARCH REPORT SPONSORED BY AXWAY MARCH 2015 OPERATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PAYMENTS MONITORING A REPORT ON A SURVEY BY FINEXTRA AND AXWAY

A FINEXTRA RESEARCH REPORT SPONSORED BY AXWAY MARCH 2015 OPERATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PAYMENTS MONITORING A REPORT ON A SURVEY BY FINEXTRA AND AXWAY A FINEXTRA RESEARCH REPORT SPONSORED BY AXWAY MARCH 2015 OPERATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PAYMENTS MONITORING A REPORT ON A SURVEY BY FINEXTRA AND AXWAY OPERATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PAYMENTS MONITORING A

More information

Applying Business Architecture to the Cloud

Applying Business Architecture to the Cloud Applying Business Architecture to the Cloud Mike Rosen, Chief Scientist Mike.Rosen@ WiltonConsultingGroup.com Michael Rosen Agenda n What do we mean by the cloud? n Sample architecture and cloud support

More information

2012 Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing Survey

2012 Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing Survey 2012 Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing Survey Sponsored by Flexera Software The State of the (Software) Estate: Waste Is Running Rampant in Enterprises 2016 Key Trends in Software Pricing & Licensing

More information

Understanding supply chain risk: A McKinsey Global Survey

Understanding supply chain risk: A McKinsey Global Survey Page 1 of 6 Survey Understanding supply chain risk: A McKinsey Global Survey Executives believe they face growing risk from disruptions to their supply chains yet many are unprepared to manage those risks.

More information

Imports & Exports Made Easier with Global Trade Management Software

Imports & Exports Made Easier with Global Trade Management Software Imports & Exports Made Easier with Global Trade Management Software Current State of Global Trade Management Software 3/10/2015 By Lora Cecere Founder and CEO Supply Chain Insights LLC Contents Report

More information

EXECUTIVE REPORT: 2014 CLOUD TECHNOLOGY & IT OUTSOURCING TRENDS

EXECUTIVE REPORT: 2014 CLOUD TECHNOLOGY & IT OUTSOURCING TRENDS EXECUTIVE REPORT: 2014 CLOUD TECHNOLOGY & IT OUTSOURCING TRENDS INTRODUCTION As technology continues to advance, so does the complexity of implementing a strategic, all-encompassing IT infrastructure that

More information

Enterprise-class Cloud Strategy & Plans. Conducted on behalf of Dell and VMware Presented by: IDG Research Services

Enterprise-class Cloud Strategy & Plans. Conducted on behalf of Dell and VMware Presented by: IDG Research Services Enterprise-class Cloud Strategy & Plans Conducted on behalf of Dell and VMware Presented by: IDG Research Services February 2012 1 CONTENT COMMUNITY CONVERSATION CONVERSION Methodology Introduction This

More information

Please answer for the group that plays the role that most closely matches Enterprise Architect.

Please answer for the group that plays the role that most closely matches Enterprise Architect. 1. Introduction This survey asks a series of questions about your organization and the role of Enterprise Architecture in your institution. Enterprise Architecture may go by a different title on your campus

More information

Accelerate the journey to your Cloud

Accelerate the journey to your Cloud Accelerate the journey to your Cloud Atos, EMC and VMware strategic alliance Presentation - February 15 th, 2012 Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1 Our clients are facing 3 new key

More information

Architecting the Cloud

Architecting the Cloud Architecting the Cloud Sumanth Tarigopula Director, India Center, Best Shore Applications Services 2011Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without

More information

CLOUD EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE. 2014 Edition. Cloud Computing: Changing the Role and Relevance of IT Teams

CLOUD EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE. 2014 Edition. Cloud Computing: Changing the Role and Relevance of IT Teams CLOUD EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE 2014 Edition Cloud Computing: Changing the Role and Relevance of IT Teams Enabling the Internet of Everything In many ways, the cloud has been a disruptive force for IT leaders

More information

Mobile and BYOD Strategy

Mobile and BYOD Strategy Mobile and BYOD Strategy Bring Your Own Device Danairat T. Certified Java Programmer, TOGAF Silver danairat@gmail.com, +66-81-559-1446 1 Agenda Introduction to Mobile Technology Mobile Computing Bring

More information

of Managing Applications in the Cloud

of Managing Applications in the Cloud Research in Action White Paper: The Hidden Costs of Managing Applications in the Cloud SPONSORED BY: The Hidden Costs of Managing Applications in the Cloud 1 The Hidden Costs of Managing Applications in

More information

Eliminates Cloud Lock-In

Eliminates Cloud Lock-In Cloud computing today is significantly improving enterprises and business IT speed, agility and costs. However, companies fear technology lock-in when engaging proprietary public clouds and it has become

More information

Building trust in the cloud. Alastair McAulay PA Consulting Group

Building trust in the cloud. Alastair McAulay PA Consulting Group Building trust in the cloud overcoming the inhibitors Alastair McAulay PA Consulting Group PA Knowledge Limited 2011. 2 Introduction Introduction to Alastair McAulay 25 year s experience in the IT Services

More information

Strategic Focus Report Enterprise Mobility

Strategic Focus Report Enterprise Mobility Strategic Focus Report Enterprise Mobility Technology and market trends July 2014 1 Introduction 1.1 Summary This Strategic Focus report analyses the current trends, drivers, and inhibitors impacting the

More information

Peer Research Desktop Virtualization Insights for IT Strategic Planning

Peer Research Desktop Virtualization Insights for IT Strategic Planning SEPTEMBER 2011 Peer Research Desktop Virtualization Insights for IT Strategic Planning Why you should read this document: This report describes key findings from a survey of 200 IT professionals that can

More information

2009 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS REPORT

2009 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS REPORT Irvine Louisville San Francisco 2009 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS REPORT February 2009 TABLE OF CONTENTS The Survey Page 3 The Participants Page 4 Executive Summary Page 5 Familiarity with Hosting Page 6 Cloud

More information

Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/

Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/ Brochure More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/3050461/ Global Cloud Computing Market Service (Software, Infrastructure, Platform)- Strategy, Overview, Size, Share, Global Trends,

More information

ATA DRIVEN GLOBAL VISION CLOUD PLATFORM STRATEG N POWERFUL RELEVANT PERFORMANCE SOLUTION CLO IRTUAL BIG DATA SOLUTION ROI FLEXIBLE DATA DRIVEN V

ATA DRIVEN GLOBAL VISION CLOUD PLATFORM STRATEG N POWERFUL RELEVANT PERFORMANCE SOLUTION CLO IRTUAL BIG DATA SOLUTION ROI FLEXIBLE DATA DRIVEN V ATA DRIVEN GLOBAL VISION CLOUD PLATFORM STRATEG N POWERFUL RELEVANT PERFORMANCE SOLUTION CLO IRTUAL BIG DATA SOLUTION ROI FLEXIBLE DATA DRIVEN V WHITE PAPER Gear Up for the As-a-Service Era A Path to the

More information

How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy. ca.com

How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy. ca.com How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy 2 RESEARCH PAPER: HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN THE APPLICATION ECONOMY SEPTEMBER 2014 How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy Executive

More information

Neudesic CRM Enhances Customer Relationships. Increase Revenue Opportunities with an Adaptable & Comprehensive CRM Solution

Neudesic CRM Enhances Customer Relationships. Increase Revenue Opportunities with an Adaptable & Comprehensive CRM Solution Neudesic Enhances Customer Relationships Increase Revenue Opportunities with an Adaptable & Comprehensive Solution Consulting Technology Software When you know your customers better, they become better

More information

Computing Platforms Web applications Business applications Social applications

Computing Platforms Web applications Business applications Social applications 2 Just as there are different segments of cloud computing, there are also 4 different types of PaaS. There may actually be more in the future. There are new developments in cloud computing every day. But

More information

Processing invoices in the cloud or on premises pros and cons

Processing invoices in the cloud or on premises pros and cons WHITE PAPER Purchase-to-pay by ReadSoft. Automated account payables processing software Author: Wille Dahl March 2012 Copyright ReadSoft - www.readsoft.com Processing invoices in the cloud or on premises

More information

Benchmark Report. Customer Marketing: Sponsored By: 2014 Demand Metric Research Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Benchmark Report. Customer Marketing: Sponsored By: 2014 Demand Metric Research Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Benchmark Report Customer Marketing: Sponsored By: 2014 Demand Metric Research Corporation. All Rights Reserved. TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 Introduction 18 Customer Marketing Skills 5 Executive Summary 20 The

More information

Cloud Service Rollout. Chapter 9

Cloud Service Rollout. Chapter 9 Cloud Service Rollout Chapter 9 Cloud Service Topics Cloud service rollout plans vary depending on the type of cloud service SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS and the vendor. Unit Topics Identifying vendor roles and

More information

Customer Cloud Architecture for Mobile. http://cloud-council.org/resource-hub.htm#customer-cloud-architecture-for-mobile

Customer Cloud Architecture for Mobile. http://cloud-council.org/resource-hub.htm#customer-cloud-architecture-for-mobile Customer Cloud Architecture for Mobile http://cloud-council.org/resource-hub.htm#customer-cloud-architecture-for-mobile June, 2015 1 Presenters Heather Kreger CTO International Standards, IBM US SC38 mirror

More information

IT Workforce snapshot

IT Workforce snapshot 2013 IT Workforce snapshot TEKsystems IT Workforce Snapshot is designed to provide a high-level view of trends impacting IT spending, IT employment, workforce supply and demand, compensation and geographical

More information

Peer Research Cloud Security Insights for IT Strategic Planning

Peer Research Cloud Security Insights for IT Strategic Planning SEPTEMBER 2011 Peer Research Cloud Security Insights for IT Strategic Planning Intel s IT Manager Survey on Cloud Security Why you should read this document: This report describes key findings from a survey

More information

Cloud Computing Readiness - Background

Cloud Computing Readiness - Background IT Best Practices Audit Cloud Computing Readiness - Background Cloud based offerings are maturing and finally taking off after a long period (e.g. Software as a Service offerings have been available for

More information

Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models Top 10 Insights

Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models Top 10 Insights Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models Top 10 Insights Joseph Bradley James Macaulay Andy Noronha Hiten Sethi Produced in partnership with Intel The Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models study surveyed

More information

The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril

The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY...2 ONBOARDING CLOUD SERVICES...3 SYSTEMS OF RECORD: THE NEXT WAVE OF CLOUD ADOPTION...6 A CULTURE OF COMPLIANCE

More information

View Point. Lifting the Fog on Cloud

View Point. Lifting the Fog on Cloud View Point Lifting the Fog on Cloud There s a massive Cloud build-up on the horizon and the forecast promises a rain of benefits for the enterprise. Cloud is no more a buzzword. The enabling power of the

More information

Web Application Hosting Cloud Solution Architecture. http://www.cloud-council.org/web-app-hosting-wp/index.htm

Web Application Hosting Cloud Solution Architecture. http://www.cloud-council.org/web-app-hosting-wp/index.htm Web Application Hosting Cloud Solution Architecture http://www.cloud-council.org/web-app-hosting-wp/index.htm February, 2015 Presenters Heather Kreger CTO International Standards, IBM US kreger@us.ibm.com

More information

Cloud Security Survey Global Executive Summary

Cloud Security Survey Global Executive Summary Cloud Security Survey Global Executive Summary Corporate Marketing August 1 8/15/ Copyright Trend Micro Inc. Objective And Methodology Objectives: To understand more about global and regional virtualization

More information

Outsourcing is Dead, Long Live Outsourcing!

Outsourcing is Dead, Long Live Outsourcing! The Knowledge Community for Global Business & IT Services Outsourcing is Dead, Long Live Outsourcing! An HfS & KPMG Webinar, June 26, 2013 Phil Fersht Founder and CEO HfS Research phil.fersht@hfsresearch.com

More information

Know Thy Self: Improving an IT organization s ability to drive business success

Know Thy Self: Improving an IT organization s ability to drive business success Know Thy Self: Improving an IT organization s ability to drive business success A simple archetype framework can be used to assess IT s role in executing business strategy, and optimizing IT business integration.

More information

Data Center Research. June 2011. Data Center

Data Center Research. June 2011. Data Center Data Center Research June 2011 Data Center Purpose & Methodology To gain a better understanding of data center investments and plans taking place today and in the future Survey was conducted across IDG

More information

HR.com Whitepaper. An Overview of HCM Technology Deployment and Factors Influencing the Strategy

HR.com Whitepaper. An Overview of HCM Technology Deployment and Factors Influencing the Strategy An Overview of HCM Technology Deployment and Factors Influencing the Strategy Results from HR.com s HCM Technology Deployment Survey Sponsored by WP_AnOverviewHCMTech_0711.indd 1. Introduction and Methodology

More information

Cloud-based Business Intelligence A Market Study

Cloud-based Business Intelligence A Market Study Cloud-based Business Intelligence A Market Study February 2012 Table of Contents Copyright... 3 About The Authors... 4 About The Survey... 5 Executive Summary... 6 Overview... 7 What Is Cloud Computing?...

More information

Smart, Connected Products: Manufacturing s next transformation. Key research findings

Smart, Connected Products: Manufacturing s next transformation. Key research findings Smart, Connected Products: Manufacturing s next transformation Key research findings About Oxford Economics PTC partnered with Oxford Economics to conduct a study on the impact of smart, connected products

More information

ITIL V3 AND THE SERVICE LIFECYCLE PART I THE MISSING COMPONENT

ITIL V3 AND THE SERVICE LIFECYCLE PART I THE MISSING COMPONENT ITIL V3 AND THE SERVICE LIFECYCLE PART I THE MISSING COMPONENT PLANVIEW INC. BACKGROUND IT departments continually have tremendous demands placed on them to manage new initiatives, projects, incidents,

More information

State of the CIO :: 2015

State of the CIO :: 2015 State of the CIO :: 2015 Purpose and Methodology CIO SURVEY SAMPLE TOTAL RESPONDENTS 558 MARGIN OF ERROR +/- 4.15% AUDIENCE BASE LOB SURVEY SAMPLE TOTAL RESPONDENTS 304 CIO Forum on LinkedIn and CIO audience

More information

Trends in Total Compensation Management

Trends in Total Compensation Management Trends in Total Compensation Management Establishing the Foundation for Compensation Management Benchmark Research White Paper Aligning Business and IT To Improve Performance Ventana Research 2603 Camino

More information