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89

Percentage of best-in-class respondents that provide their employees with secure mobile remote access to their organization's network and data.1

$60 billion

Estimated spending on public and private cloud services in 2012 (representing growth of 26%).2

40

Percentage of organizations planning or evaluating cloud solutions. (One-third of companies already had cloud services, and 27% said they won't consider it.)3

1 "Enterprise Mobility Management Goes Global: Mobility Becomes Core IT," Aberdeen Group, July 2011
2 "IDC Predictions 2012: Competing for 2020," Frank Gens, IDC, Dec. 2011
3 "2012 State of Cloud Computing Survey," Information Week, March 2012

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Q: How do enterprises weigh the various cloud options (private, public, hybrid, managed)? Must they choose one?

A: No. I believe that a lot of that [one-kind-or-another mentality] is coming from the fact that companies have gotten to cloud from an infrastructure perspective. I think we need to turn this discussion around and look at business requirements and business functionality. How can I deliver appropriate functionality in the best way with the lowest risk, at the most affordable price?

— Christian Verstraete, HP cloud evangelist, in an Enterprise CIO Forum video.

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