7 Things Your Mom Believes About The Cloud

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Despite the lack of understanding about the cloud, many responders -- 68 percent -- recognized its economic benefits after it was explained to them.

The benefits most recognized were cost reduction, 35 percent; aiding consumers by reducing costs, 35 percent; increasing customer business engagement, 35 percent; and incentivizing small business growth, 32 percent.

"Once people realize they access the cloud using, for example, services from Google, Amazon or Salesforce, the business benefits become obvious," McCafferty said.