the future of productivity Rise of the Cloud in the Enterprise Far more than a silver lining. The rise of the cloud has led to an evolution in how companies understand and define productivity. Today ’s cloud solutions make it possible for employees to work in the way that suits them best so they can be more productive without being bound to the physical workplace. And IT is realizing a significant cost savings as they transition their servers, server maintenance, and productivity workloads to the cloud. “ The cloud is helping companies reduce their infrastructure costs by 10 to 50 percent, and that's an amazing cost savings.” — Chris Capossela, Microsoft SVP watch the video <ul><li>Consider the numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>The number of enterprise customers using mobile cloud-based applications will rise to more than 130 million by 2014. ( Juniper Research, March 2010 ) </li></ul><ul><li>By 2012, 20 percent of businesses will own no IT assets. (Gartner, December 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>80 percent of large enterprise IT managers are at least in trial stage for cloud computing initiatives. ( F5 Networks, 2009 ) </li></ul>Learn more about our Enterprise Solutions : Read the Blog get our perspective on trends and challenges. Download the Gadget stay up-to-date on current trends. Visit our Website learn about solutions for addressing business trends. Follow us on Twitter get the latest news that is shaping business productivity.