March 16, 2011 – Enterprise-level CIOs are putting cloud computing on their data roadmap, but not necessarily in their full financial outlook, according to a new vendor sponsored survey.

Research firm Worldwide Executive Council (WEC) surveyed information officials at large enterprises and found nearly 40 percent are not tracking utilization levels of virtualized and cloud infrastructure. That is one of the financial metrics CIOs and businesses in general must ascertain for the greatest fiscal benefit as their cloud strategies mature, according to analysts in the survey, entitled “IT Survey on Cloud Computing, Virtualization, and IT Financial Services.”

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