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Rogue IT, Cloud Lock-In Dominate Cloud Concerns [INFOGRAPHIC]

From Rogue IT to cloud lock-in, the 2012 Rackspace Cloud Adoption Survey has uncovered top cloud concerns of IT decision makers.

While 91 percent of IT decision makers said they have a positive opinion of the cloud, 86 percent said cloud lock-in is an important concern; 92 percent said the ability to move data and applications easily between providers is a key consideration; and 43 percent are aware that rogue IT is occurring in their organizations and people are using cloud services independently of the IT department.

Meanwhile, 75 percent said that a cloud provider with strong customer service and technical support is preferred, even if that means paying a little bit more.

For a closer look at the results of the 2012 Cloud Computing Adoption Survey, check out this infographic:

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About the Author

This is a post written and contributed by Christina Weaver.

Christina Weaver is a public relations specialist at Rackspace. The PR team helps tell the world about Rackspace and how it is driving the charge as the service leader in cloud computing. Christina comes to Rackspace following three years at an Austin PR agency focusing on high tech and start-ups. In her free time, Christina enjoys spending time with her family, friends and chocolate lab, Boca. If you ever any questions about Rackspace's PR efforts, shoot Christina an email at christina.weaver@rackspace.com


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