Rethinking the Outsourced Cloud, Part II: 2011 Benefits of Cloud Adoption

September 26, 2011

A recent Wall Street Journal article reporting on cloud security details the trends of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) when it comes to benefits of cloud adoption and the overall trend of outsourcing the cloud.

Cloud adoption statistics show 7 percent of small companies and 17 percent of mid-sized companies showing some kind of cloud activity in early 2010, which quickly doubled just 18 months later to 13 percent and 36 percent, respectively.