Debating the Private versus Public Cloud in Manufacturing

By Kimberly Knickle – December 13, 2012
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With 75% of all manufacturers in the United States in the process of adopting or seriously researching cloud computing, manufacturers are changing the way they buy and use IT resources. IDC Manufacturing Insights research reveals that many manufacturers don't yet have a realistic strategy or road map for adopting cloud. We've researched manufacturers' current assumptions and identified a set of critical questions that manufacturers should address before they select deployment models and the vendors that will support them.


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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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