Study: mobile users shape the cloud computing landscape.

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Thanks in lareg part to the increasing use of mibile devices for business purposes, the majority of the companies in the United States and Europe have made the move to the cloud, according to a new study by Frost & Sullivan. Although U.S. organizations lead Europeans in the rate of cloud adoption, companies in both regions are clearly becoming more aware of the benefits of the cloud.

More than half the businesses surveyed have already moved 50% or more of their enterprise communications solutions--particularly e-mail servers and collaborative applications--to the cloud. A quarter of those companies expect that percentage to increase to more than 75% over the next three years.

The study determined that 57% of U.S. and European cloud users are "cloud reliant." Furthermore, 70% of U.S. and 56% of European respondents currently using cloud technologies find them to be highly effective, indicating that increased exposure...

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