The cloud has gone mainstream (infographic)

10 Sep 2013

More and more businesses are adopting cloud computing as part of their IT infrastructure, according to a new infographic that provides a snapshot of cloud computing usage.

The infographic published by livehive on reveals the most used cloud platforms, the average number of cloud services companies use, and the top 3 software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.

Also noted is that security concerns surrounding cloud computing have decreased nearly 10pc in one year: from 55pc of businesses worried about cloud security in 2012 to 46pc of businesses concerned about the security of cloud in 2013.

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In terms of next year, the cloud market is set to reach US$159bn, according to the infographic.


Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic