Tag: Avanade

This week, UK SMEs embrace the cloud during recession

There have been some conflicting survey findings recently regarding the attractiveness (or otherwise) of cloud computing during an economic downturn. Just last week, we had news of an Avanade survey that showed businesses to be risk-averse and avoiding cloud computing. This week, “cloud vendor” Gooroo says – not surprisingly – that UK small businesses “will …

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Cloud not benefitting from recession

A Computer Business Review news article, Recession not driving cloud adoption, reports a survey from IT consultancy Avanade (release PDF), showing that, contrary to many people’s expectations, the current economic crisis is not driving the adoption of cloud computing. Instead, most of the 502 company executives surveyed (in 17 countries) are waiting for the cloud …

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