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Published: 10 Apr 2013

Ask CIOs what they think their data center facility will look like in five years and they inevitably start talking about the cloud, but not in the sense that data center ownership will go away. Public cloud still small percentage of IT spend Although spend on private clouds is growing, 2013 spend on public cloud services is a pretty small percentage of IT departments' overall budget, according to CEB. The business and IT strategy firm recently surveyed approximately 200 companies globally that represent $52 billion in IT spending. In 2013, these companies plan to spend only 7% of their total budget on public cloud services: 3% on SaaS 2.9% on IaaS 1.1% on Platform as a Service (PaaS) Still, this is up from the 4.5% of their budgets that these companies spent on IaaS and SaaS last year, according to the CEB survey. CIOs describe a hybrid data center approach that involves a blend of many strategies: renting data center space, turning over some applications to a Software as a Service (SaaS) vendor or disaster recovery (DR) to an Infrastructure as a Service (... Access >>>

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