Analyst Findings on Biggest Impediments to Cloud Computing

We thought it would be useful to share some analyst findings around cloud computing.


  • Public Cloud Services market estimated to reach $176B by 2015
  • Top 3 concerns with cloud computing services:
    • Security & Privacy
    • Performance
    • Regulatory Compliance


Computer Weekly:

This independent survey of non-cloud users was conducted with 456 CIOs, CTOs, IT directors and heads of IT of global mid- to large-scale organisations based in the UK, US and Singapore, and was completed in April 2010.

  • Security of data in the cloud topped the list for 52% of the respondents


Goldman Sachs

Equity Research – Jan 2011:

  • 70% of CIOs say cloud data security is a major concern

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