With the adoption of cloud computing on the rise, it is interesting to see how this general momentum translates into actual change among different markets.
The current data is showing that past predictions that cloud would gain in popularity are coming to fruition.
This infographic by ComputerSupport.com examines the implications of the rise of cloud computing and how it is propagating via peer to peer recommendations. This survey contains 3 main questions posed to institutions of varying sizes.
Most companies use Software-as-a-Service and hosted infrastructure services as their current IT services, at about 70% of the sample size. Around 17-18% of respondents would recommend cloud computing due to positive experiences. Interestingly, more than 25% of government/education respondents would recommend cloud solutions because it is more cost-effective, which was the highest percentage by a large margin.