Cloud Adoption Continues to Accelerates in Worldwide Manufacturing

By Kimberly Knickle – April 30, 2015
Photo of Kimberly KnickleOffline

With the IT organization under pressure to provide IT resources quickly and easily to the lines of business, cloud represents an increasingly appealing option. We can already see signs of the transition to "cloud also" or "cloud first" for manufacturers around the globe. In the 2014 IDC CloudView Survey, we found that "Cloud also" is the most common strategy for new and replacement IT investments in the public cloud: 61.6% respondents indicated their company's posture for net-new IT services is "cloud also," and the number (56.8%) is only slightly lower for replacing IT existing functionality.


About the author

Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

>IDC Manufacturing Insights Community</a> ( and tweets (@kimknickle) about business and IT issues relevant to manufacturers, as well as…


Post a comment

Form Signatures

Viewed 1,845 times