Companies have already seen measurable
impact
on business performance from their use of cloud computing — and they expect strong growth in the years ahead.

TODAY

New business models
44%
Top-line growth
43%
Increased agility and
responsiveness to customers
40%
Innovation
38%
Collaboration among employees
38%
Supply chain
32%
Hiring and retaining talent
31%
Collaboration with customers
29%

Businesses see cloud as critical to driving change in their organizations…

TODAY

IN THREE YEARS

51%
Equal purchasing
power for all lines
of business

TODAY

IN THREE YEARS

40% Changing skill
sets and transforming
the role of HR

TODAY

IN THREE YEARS

32% The use of social,
mobile, analytics,
and cloud to reshape
business models

TODAY

IN THREE YEARS

31% Meeting the needs
of a diverse,
global workforce

…and are increasingly using the cloud for strategic purposes.

20% Say workflows are
their primary area
of focus for
mobile cloud
59% Say they use
the cloud to
better manage
and analyze
big data
8% Say cloud is
only for cost
and efficiency
cloud

While respondents
see significant
benefits in the years
ahead, many have
already seen
significant results
from their cloud
initiatives.