Reasons behind cloud investments worldwide 2017

The statistic reveals the reasons behind the use of cloud technology according to chief information officers (CIOs) worldwide, as of 2016. As of that time, 41 percent of respondents identified improvements to availability and resiliency as one of the top reasons for using cloud technology. In 2016, 40 percent of respondents indentified improvements to availability and resiliency as one of the top reasons for using cloud technology.

Reasons for using/adopting cloud technology worldwide, as of 2017

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Sources

Release date

May 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 19, 2016 to April 3, 2016

Number of respondents

4,498 respondents

Special properties

CIOs and IT leaders across 86 countries

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: "If you are currently investing in cloud, what are your top three reasons?"
Multiple responses were possible.

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