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Cloud Computing Trends: 2016 State of the Cloud Survey

February 09, 2016,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2016, RightScale conducted its fifth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. We highlight several key findings from the survey in this blog post, including stats on hybrid cloud adoption, top challenges among cloud users, and the demand for DevOps.

IaaS vs. PaaS: 2015 Cloud Trends from the State of the Cloud Survey

February 25, 2015,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In our 2015 State of the Cloud Survey, we asked technical professionals about their use of various public cloud providers, including IaaS and PaaS platforms from Microsoft Azure and Google. We've dug a little further into the IaaS and PaaS data to determine how people are adopting them.

Cloud Computing Trends: 2015 State of the Cloud Survey

February 18, 2015,
Posted By: Kim Weins
In January 2015, RightScale conducted its fourth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, with a focus on infrastructure-as-a-service. The survey asked 930 IT professionals about their adoption of cloud infrastructure and related technologies.

Xen Bug Drives Cloud Reboot: Survey Shows Users Undeterred

October 09, 2014,
Posted By: Kim Weins
The Xen vulnerability announced October 1 caused AWS, Rackspace, and SoftLayer to patch and reboot many cloud instances in the preceding week. We wanted to go beyond the anecdotes, tweets, and blogs to survey cloud users and find out how they actually fared during the reboot and share the results.