Innovation 1 of 5 summary recommendations – SAVVIS Cloud Survey 2013

From Savvis’ recent survey, which can be downloaded via! .  Expected results given the source, but the report does have a few interesting perspectives on how private cloud fits in the overall cloud migration.

…..innovation is also one of the 5 summary survey recommendations….

“…2 Invest in innovation to fuel growth 

IT infrastructure models are evolving. Over the next two years,  we’re going to see radical changes in how companies pay for and manage IT. Your competitors are planning for this — shouldn’t you?

Not surprisingly, almost a quarter of respondents (24 percent) say that adapting to the new era of outsourced IT and cloud computing is at the top of their list for the next 12 months.

If you have not begun to explore your options, now is the time to get started.”

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