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451 Research Healthcare Cloud Pathfinder
Healthcare Cloud and the Opportunity for Business Transformation
Key Findings

Healthcare organizations believe public cloud IaaS and hosted private cloud will go from being the primary venues for a combined 6% of workloads today to 20% in two years.


Strict regulation is a major limiting factor in the use of public cloud by healthcare firms – 49% indicated that compliance requirements are a reason for considering a workload unsuitable to run in public cloud.

Taking a Hybrid Approach

Most healthcare organizations (54%) expect their IT strategy to involve a hybrid cloud approach in which multiple cloud environments are configured for workload portability and seamless delivery of functions.

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