June 7, 2010 — IDC's European Cloud Provider's Technology Investment Survey indicates eighty-five percent of the organizations surveyed expect their business to expand.

IDC's research shows a difference in approach to technology between the smaller European cloud providers and the large global providers. Open source has much higher use in European cloud providers than traditional enterprises. Reliability is highly prized in systems supporting public clouds, followed by price, supplier service capability and energy efficiency.

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