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Study: Cloud Adoption Growing

According to Sixth Annual State of the Network survey from Network Instruments, organizations are continuing their steady deployment of cloud.

38 percent of organizations have deployed private clouds, outpacing the public cloud's 30 percent. More cloud growth appears imminent: 18 percent of the study's respondents indicate plans to deploy private cloud in the next 12 months. 29 percent indicated that they planned to deploy Public Cloud in the next 12 months.

When combined, public and private cloud adoption totals represent a nearly 10 percentage point gain over the 2012 State of the Network study.

In terms of what applications are being deployed in the cloud, 59 percent indicated email, 48 percent said web hosting, and 45 percent said storage. 41 percent of the study's respondents cited test and dev application use cases.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.