Webtorials released the “2012 Cloud Networking Report – Part 1: The Emergence of Cloud Computing and Cloud Networking”, which outlines the “network-related challenges and solutions that are associated with cloud networking”. Part 1 of the report takes an in-depth look at how companies are using IaaS and SaaS.
Part 1 of the report takes an in-depth look at how companies are using IaaS and SaaS. When it comes to private cloud, 48% of organizations are in the process of developing a strategy for how they will use IaaS solutions, while 15.2% already have a well-defined strategy. The biggest drivers for IaaS are lower costs (30.4%) and the ability to dynamically add capacity (30.4%).
Meanwhile, 63% of respondents are currently using an SaaS service. Respondents cited the biggest SaaS drivers are lower costs (39%) and reduction in the amount of time it takes to implement an application (35%). For more information, see the full report.