Leading cloud services and workloads deployed globally 2016

Most popular cloud services and workloads deployed by organizations worldwide, as of 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 28, 2016
Leading cloud services and workloads deployed globally 2016 This statistic presents the most popular cloud services and workloads being deployed worldwide, according to the results of a 2016 survey of IT practitioners. As of 2016, 25 percent of respondents were deploying security services and workloads in the cloud.
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Most popular cloud services and workloads deployed by organizations worldwide, as of 2016

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Share of respondents
Storage52%
Computing51%
Virtualization44%
Business applications41%
Productivity applications (email, collaboration, instant messaging)37%
Networking (virtual private cloud, DNS, etc.)35%
Database (relational, NoSQL, caching, etc.)33%
Operating system30%
IT operations applications (administration, backup, provisioning, monitoring, etc.)25%
Developer/testing applications25%
Security (identity management, access control, data protection, usage & resource monitoring, anti-virus, etc.)25%
Middleware17%
Desktop virtualization15%
Runtime9%
Not sure/other17%
Share of respondents
Storage52%
Computing51%
Virtualization44%
Business applications41%
Productivity applications (email, collaboration, instant messaging)37%
Networking (virtual private cloud, DNS, etc.)35%
Database (relational, NoSQL, caching, etc.)33%
Operating system30%
IT operations applications (administration, backup, provisioning, monitoring, etc.)25%
Developer/testing applications25%
Security (identity management, access control, data protection, usage & resource monitoring, anti-virus, etc.)25%
Middleware17%
Desktop virtualization15%
Runtime9%
Not sure/other17%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 28, 2016
This statistic presents the most popular cloud services and workloads being deployed worldwide, according to the results of a 2016 survey of IT practitioners. As of 2016, 25 percent of respondents were deploying security services and workloads in the cloud.
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