Cloud technologies 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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