Senior executives around the globe say their organizations have already moved at least some business activities to the cloud, with some companies planning to spend more than a fifth of their IT budget on cloud software and services in 2012, according to a report by KPMG International.
KPMG found that economic factors were cited by 76 percent of the companies surveyed as their reason for cloud adoption; however, a number of other considerations were equally or more important. Specifically, 80 percent said the switch to the cloud was driven by efforts to improve processes, and 76 percent said the use of the cloud would have strategic benefits.
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