Study: Nearly 50 Percent of SMBs Rely on the Cloud

by Paul Mah

A new study finds that use of cloud services among small businesses is up 18 percent in just 6 months.

It seems small businesses are getting used to the idea of having an off-site, third party company manage their hardware and data. So much so that cloud service use is up considerably in a very short time, according to a new study from Spiceworks. Our blogger Paul Mah weighs in on the subject.

The 2H 2011 semi-annual State of SMB IT study by Spiceworks was released earlier this month. The latest survey collected information from 1,295 SMB IT professionals from around the world and across 22 industries. According to the report, which I received via email, more than 30 percent of respondents come from businesses with 100 or more employees; 25 percent are from businesses with less than 20.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Dec 6th 2011
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