Learning from an audience of cloudsourcing candidates – Blogging for Computerworld

July 6, 2010 Appirio

Ryan Nichols

Last week, I summarized our webinar with Mark Newhall, an expert at corporate transformation powered by cloud technology, on the topic of “the path to cloudsourcing.” Joining us for that discussion was an audience of 80 IT decision makers and influencers interested in cloudsourcing. Our interaction with these cloudsourcing candidates was just as informative as our discussion with Mark.

In this post, I wanted to summarize what we learned about the leading edge of cloud adoption, and respond to some of the questions we received.

1) Cloudsourcing is getting established as a consumption model

About half of cloudsourcing candidates already have more than 25% of their IT landscape in the cloud. For this part of the market, adoption is shifting from a few edge applications to become a much more significant part of their IT landscape…

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