A recent survey conducted by Assets1 and reported by Ramco found: • More than one third of the survey respondents cited accessibility to information through multiple devices as the most important reason for their decision to adopt cloud computing. • About 14 per cent of the companies have downsized their IT after cloud adoption. • 82 per cent of all companies saved money in their last cloud adoption project. • 65 per cent of the companies chose cloud-based solutions more than a year ago. • About 64 per cent of organisations say that adopting cloud based solutions has helped them reduce waste and lower energy consumption. • More than 90 per cent of all companies saw at least one area of improvement in their IT department since they moved to the cloud. • 52 per cent reported increased data center efficiency and utilisation while 47 per cent companies said that they witnessed lower operating costs after cloud adoption • 80 per cent of the companies experienced improvements within six months of moving to the cloud.