The 3rd Annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey, sponsored by North Bridge Venture Partners and GigaOM Research, is the industry’s broadest survey.

  • In five years, more than three-quarters (76 percent) of respondents expect hybrid clouds to be the core of their cloud strategies overtaking public and private clouds
  • The fastest growth today is in IaaS, with usage rising from 35 percent to 45 percent, a 29 percent increase over the prior year
  • Six out of the top seven fastest areas of growth in cloud applications will be in IT areas:  Big Data, mobile, systems management, backup/DR/BC, helpdesk and security

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