are reshaping expectations for IT pros and the businesses they manage. IDG Research Services
, in conjunction with Microsoft, recently surveyed 55 IT pros who have deployed enterprise business applications to a public or hybrid cloud. All respondents are deeply involved in the purchase or implementation of third-party cloud solutions. This includes strategic planning, solution mapping and recommendation
, and vendor selection. A wide array of industries were represented, from manufacturing and education to healthcare, professional services, government, and many more.
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