One of the many findings to come out of the VansonBourne SMB study is that, so far, only a few small and medium sized businesses have fully embraced the advantages of cloud computing across Europe. They might be in the minority, but that minority is already reaping the vast benefits of Cloud computing. Around half of respondents using cloud software for business purposes say their business is now more flexible than before. A significant number of SMBs also say that cloud software like has saved them money and made them more productive. Overall pay per month services are poised to become a powerful ally for smaller companies looking to focus on their core competencies instead of IT overhead costs. Office 365
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Cloud computing is usually defined as services that are hosted and run over the internet, rather than being installed on your computer like traditional software. Would you say you use cloud computing services?
(Base 2,100 SMBs)
Are you thinking about or planning to deploy cloud computing services in the next 12-18 months?
(Base 1,225 SMBs)
Which of the following describe the benefits you've noticed from using cloud computing services at work?
(Base 875 SMBs who use cloud computing in their organisation)
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