Date Added: Jul 2009
As organizations cope with a dynamically changing business environment, IT managers look to cloud computing as a means to maintain a flexible and scalable IT infrastructure that enables business agility. In June 2009, F5 Networks conducted a study examining the adoption of cloud computing by enterprise IT managers. The study found that although significant confusion regarding the definition of the cloud exists, IT managers are aggressively deploying cloud computing initiatives to accomplish business objectives. Additionally, the study found that widespread enterprise adoption is contingent upon solving access, security and performance concerns.