IT managers are eagerly embracing cloud computing as a viable option for decreasing complexity, a trend which will likely push worldwide cloud server revenue toward $9.5 billion by 2015, according to a survey by research firm IDC.

IDC found that IT managers are increasingly looking for systems that come pre-integrated and ready to be used in private cloud environments, or offsite in public cloud settings. Worldwide revenue for servers in public clouds is expected to reach $3.6 billion in 2015 and private cloud server revenue is on track to reach $5.8 billion.

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