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Original Publication: 4 MAY 2010 | Document I.D.: B/10/5/4/1
When to Adopt Cloud Computing: It is later than you think!
TRIGGER: Cloud Computing changes everything, when should an IT leader adopt Cloud
Computing and why?
SETTING: Many IT leaders are unsure about Cloud Computing. Not all IT Organizations (ITOs)
can afford to be risk takers -- and some simply must be first to market. Here we answer the
question about who should be investing in Cloud Computing right now.
SUMMARY: As ITOs adopt Cloud Computing
it is diffusing into the market. The pattern of
adoption and diffusion can help you "zero in"
to make an informed decision right for your
firm and industry. Marquis research shows
that Cloud Computing has crossed the
chasm and with 39% diffusion is approaching