Cloud drives business transformation, says Verizon 2016 State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud report

Organizations turn to cloud to improve responsiveness and overall operations

Nov 09, 2015, 06:00 ET from Verizon

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine percent of enterprises say cloud has enabled them to re-engineer one or more of their business processes, according to Verizon Enterprise Solutions' 2016 State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud report. In addition, enterprises report moving mission-critical workloads to the cloud improves business operations – 88 percent say it improves responsiveness to business needs, 65 percent say it improves overall operations.

To read the complete announcement, "Cloud is Changing How Business Gets Done – Verizon 2016 State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud Report," visit Verizon Enterprise Solutions' News & Insights.

Verizon's third annual report provides original data and analysis of cloud usage within the enterprise, and its impact on the IT organization and business at large. It is the only report combining internal data from one of the industry's most experienced cloud services providers with data and insight from third-party analyst and research firms. It presents both a snapshot of current cloud trends, along with analysis and predictions on the future of cloud in the enterprise.

Verizon's 2016 State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud report is available for download at, and information on Verizon Enterprise Solutions' cloud and data center portfolio can be found at

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