July 22, 2010 – A new report found that 78 percent of corporate IT decision-makers have had internal discussions about cloud computing. TPI, a sourcing data and advisory firm and a unit of Information Services Group, Inc., surveyed more than 140 corporate IT decision-makers globally for their perspectives on cloud computing and where it fits into their service delivery strategies.

Cloud computing offers a way to reduce costs, improve flexibility or create scale to achieve their business objectives. TPI survey results indicate large corporations are interested in cloud computing because it offers myriad benefits without the huge investment of capital and resources. For small and midsized companies, cloud computing offers the promise of robust and highly scalable computing solutions nearly equal to those available to their much larger competitors, but without the same level of investment.

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