A persistent worry amongst IT professionals is that Cloud poses a threat to the very existence of the IT department.
This is a waste of a worry.
Our findings suggest these concerns are largely unfounded, with the majority of respondents’ IT departments either remaining unchanged or refocused on new priorities as a result of their respective migrations. Moreover, for many, Cloud has led to the emergence of a more strategically-led IT department; with 30% now spending less time on general server management, 27% spending less time on troubleshooting application issues, and 28% spending more time on strategy and planning.
As members of the Cloud Industry Forum, Larato’s business development experts help to uncover the important trends that impact buyers and sellers of cloud technologies. These UK market metrics were gathered from 250 senior IT and business decision makers in Enterprises, small-to-medium sized businesses and public sector organisations.