Current Cloud Environments
Cloud computing is considered an important strategic investment by almost all the companies we
surveyed. One in five (18 percent) is already offering cloud services or capabilities, and three-quarters
(76 percent) of those currently evaluating or planning to evaluate expect to implement cloud services
within the next year.4
Implementation Timeline (n=82)
Current Phase of Implementation (n=200)
Planning to Evaluate18%
Within 3 monthsWithin 4–6 monthsWithin 7–12 monthsWithin 1–2 yearsMore than 2 years from nowCurrently investigating
Which of the following best describes your company’s
current situation regarding cloud computing?
When do you plan to implement cloud
computing capabilities to your end users?
4 Those who are not yet investigating cloud computing or have decided not to implement cloud computing were excluded from the survey sample.