Usage of virtualization technologies and cloud computing has been relatively tepid to date. But a new survey of 100 CIOs based in the U.S., conducted by the research firm Worldwide Executive Council on behalf of Apptio, a provider of IT financial management software, finds that adoption rates for virtualization and cloud computing should increase dramatically over the next 12 months.
However, the study also finds that making the financial case for virtualization technologies and cloud computing is frequently not clear cut. And without clarity into the true costs, adoption of these related sets of technologies may not be as robust as some might think.
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