Customers Speak: Cloud Needs Guarantees

| August 10, 2016

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With benefits from “the cloud” now widely recognized by business and IT professionals alike, it’s hardly surprising that enterprises are moving more of their applications to this environment. But according to the results of a new IT executive survey from Computerworld Strategic Marketing Services and Triangle Publishing Services, some of their top reasons for doing so are less readily apparent than the more obvious ones covered by the mass media.

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