A 2009 survey of 103 IT executives carried out at the International Supercomputing Conference revealed that most executives were positive about the benefits of cloud computing, in that: 1. 28% planned to deploy private cloud in 2009 driven by the increased workload demand of applications and the need for IT to cut costs. 2. 41% cited improving efficiency as the biggest motivation for establishing a private cloud, followed by resource scalability (18%), cutting costs (17%), experimenting with clo...

BPIR Categories

10.5.1 Test, evaluate & maintain software & hardware
10.1.3 Plan information/knowledge management systems.
10.1.4 Select information technologies
10.5.2 Manage information technology facilities.

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