AMD Global Cloud Study Reveals Growing Trust in Cloud Computing as Businesses Achieve Measurable Value

AMD Global Cloud Study Reveals Growing Trust in Cloud Computing as Businesses Achieve Measurable Value

AMD today announced the results of a global research study on adoption, attitudes and approaches to cloud computing, surveying IT decision makers in public and private sector organizations across the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The findings reveal both global and regional trends in cloud computing adoption and usage, highlighting the importance of both infrastructure and workloads in considering a cloud computing model. Findings include:

Cloud computing is maturing rapidly, with 70 percent of respondents indicating they are either using or currently investigating cloud computing for remotely hosted applications or to store data

Of those organizations that have deployed cloud solutions, 60 percent reported that they are already seeing business value

Among current cloud users, 92 percent stated that infrastructure was an important part of their decision to move to a cloud computing model

“Based on the findings of this global study, AMD believes it is time for the industry to re-shape the way we think about cloud technology,” said Patrick Patla, general manager and vice president, Server and Embedded Divisions. “The findings point to the fact that while the era of cloud computing has arrived, there are radically different attitudes, approaches, concerns and levels of maturity depending on business environment.  As an industry, we must provide clear guidance about how to optimize hardware and software for all types of clouds, focusing on custom parts for specific workloads that are prevalent in the cloud and the appropriate balance of performance, power and cost efficiency they require.”

As cloud adoption continues to increase, so does the value of the data that lives in the cloud. Sixty-three percent of those using the cloud to host data estimated they store more than $250,000 worth of data in the cloud, and by evaluating this survey field alone as a sample of the industry at large, it can be estimated that billions of dollars in active data currently lives in the cloud.

This new era of IT is being driven by the CIO, head of IT or IT Director more than 50 percent of the time, placing a huge amount of importance on the technology at the core of the cloud. Ninety-two percent of respondents currently using the cloud stated that infrastructure was important in their decision to adopt cloud computing, dispelling the myth that cloud customers do not care to know about the physical servers housing and running their data. Global private sector respondents also identified the workloads they believe most suited potentially for cloud computing as email, finance/accounting and Web serving, in that order.

With such a clear level of importance placed on the IT infrastructure of the cloud, it is imperative for vendors to move beyond the hype and talk about the real issues at the core of the cloud. Email, finance/account and web serving are all fast-growing workloads in the cloud, yet have significantly different compute demands. AMD is taking the lead in approaching cloud computing from a workload-based model that provides differentiated solutions based on the unique requirements of the cloud provider and customer. This approach is highlighted by some of AMD’s web hosting customers in Europe (1&1, Intergenia AG and Strato).

AMD also specifically examined public sector attitudes toward the cloud, revealing that local and federal mandates are having a significant impact in accelerating cloud adoption. In the US, public sector respondents felt government policies have accelerated a move to the cloud more than twice as many times as those who felt it has decelerated adoption, primarily citing the shift as a way to reduce costs. Nearly half of the worldwide public sector respondents indicated budget restrictions are driving a more rapid adoption of cloud solutions.

One key hurdle that still remains for the public sector to fully embrace cloud computing is having the necessary IT skills in-house to support the deployment of cloud solutions. Currently,43 percent of public sector respondents did not feel they had the skills in place to support cloud versus only 23 percent in the private sector.


Link: AMD

Skrevet af Martin den 1. Jun 2011. Nyheden er læst 348 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

Arozzi Mezzo V2 - Gaming Stol

Mange og lange timer foran computeren, kræver selvfølgeligt et godt sted at slå ballerne ned. Med

Læs Mere

Razer Panthera Arcade stick

Vi har igen Razer på besøg, i dag i en lidt mere extraordinær udgave, med deres Street Fighter special

Læs Mere

Enermax Revolution SFX 550 Watt Strømforsyning

Maksimal performance, i minimal indpakning. Dette kunne godt være salgsordene for PSU'en vi skal se på i denne

Læs Mere

AMD Ryzen 2 - 2700X, 2700, 2600X og 2600 Gaming benchmarks

Det er efterhånden noget tid siden vi blev præsenteret for AMD Ryzen 2 familien. I første udspil modtog

Læs Mere

Logitech G840 Musemåtte

I denne test skal vi hílse på et sandt monster af en musemåtte. G840 fra Logitech måler hele 40 x

Læs Mere

Enermax Platimax D.F. 750 Watt Strømforsyning

Platimax D.F. 750 Watt er en strømforsyning i den høje ende af skalaen. 80 Plus Platinium certificering, l&a

Læs Mere

Razer Kiyo streamingkamera

Dagens test er Razers nyeste streamingkamera, Kiyo, som bliver markedsført osm en del af deres nye pakke til stream

Læs Mere

Sennheiser HD 25 Plus

Sennheiser behøver ikke den store præsentation. Producenten er godt repræsenteret indenfor lyd i n&aeli

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1180 lanceres 15 juni

I første omgang skulle vi vanen tro for deres Founders Edition versioner at se først, og det spænde stik i NVI
Læs Mere

Her er 24 minutters H1Z1 Battle Royale PS4 gameplay

Hvis du troede H1Z1 var på vej i graven, er her et godt bevis på det modsatte. PlayStation Underground teamet,
Læs Mere

Acer Predator X27 4K HDR G-Sync monitor lanceret til $2,000

Med et prisskilt i den dyre ende, har Acer lanceret deres Predator X27 4K HDR G-Sync monitor. Dermed forstærke
Læs Mere

Tweak News - Uge 20 - sommer giveaway fra Tweak redaktionen

Tweak News starter ugen op med et frisk afsnit af Tweak News, hvor vi blandt andet tager et kig på Nvidia rygt
Læs Mere

Fortnite Battle Royale releases til andriod til sommer

Tidligere på året proklamerede Epic Games ankomsten af Fortnite Battle Royale på mobileplatforme, og siden er
Læs Mere

iPhone X Tesla dræner budgettet for 30.000 kr

Er du hoppet på iPhone X bølgen, og måske ikke er helt tilfreds med batterilevetiden, så er dine bønner hørt.
Læs Mere

TeamGroup fremviser nye DDR4-3466 RAM til AMD Ryzen

Er jagten gået ind på næste PC byggeri, er står du overfor at vælge RAM, så er de nye TeamGroup T-Force Dark P
Læs Mere

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Battle Royal Blackout annonceret

Populariteten af Battle Royal games over de sidste par år, er mildest talt eksploderet, og især spiltitler som
Læs Mere
Partner sider
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.