“This independent study validates the industry notion that enterprises want customizable cloud solutions that go beyond the application level and comprehensively address requirements such as security and service levels,” said Bryan Doerr, chief technology officer at Savvis.
Other findings from the survey include: 60 percent consider it extremely or very challenging to find the right cloud computing solution for their companies; 69 percent perceive cloud computing solutions as offering greater flexibility; and 62 percent rate security as a critical factor when evaluating cloud solutions.
As companies look into moving to enterprise-grade cloud computing, many are concerned with security of of their data, regulatory compliance, encryption, data location and data segregation. To deal with these concerns, Savvis created a line of cloud services called Savvis Symphony designed to create network solutions.
Savvis Symphony includes converged cloud network options ranging from public connectivity over Savvis’ Tier 1 IP network backbone to secure, low-latency, quality-of-service-enabled Application Transport Services.