Peering Into the Canadian Cloud: 2011 Mid-Year Review
Cloud has been, and remains, the dominant topic in the 2011 IT dialogue. Commentators are progressing beyond vague estimates of massive future adoption, and beginning to hone in on the benefits that cloud delivers in key areas like mobility and ability. Data from an ITMD survey demonstrates that on a scale of 1-100, Canadian public and private-sector organizations are now at a "Cloud temperature" of 35.5? - and that concerns over issues like security are beginning to give way to increasing understanding of the business benefits of cloud-based systems.