Drivers Of Cloud Adoption
A survey of CIOS and business executives

Cloud applications offer a myriad of advantages over on-premises software. With reduced costs, simplified maintenance, and compliance, there are many reasons to choose a cloud application. Which of these reasons are the real drivers for CIOs and business executives who are moving to the cloud?

The following report, sponsored by Host Analytics, the leader in cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM), surveyed 327 CIOs, business executives, and other stakeholders who had the insight to use cloud applications for their businesses. The survey’s main intent was to gather hard data about the drivers behind cloud adoption. This is the second survey in a series on cloud adoption sponsored by Host Analytics. The first survey, which can be downloaded at, explored attitudes among CIOs to cloud adoption.