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Heba Gamal: "Techsoup Global Cloud Computing Survey 2012"


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Heba Gamal: "Techsoup Global Cloud Computing Survey 2012"

  1. 1. TechSoup Global2012 Global Cloud Computing Survey Heba Gamal, @htgamal Warsaw, Telecentre-Europes Summit October 2012
  2. 2. Who Are We? TechSoup Global is a nonprofit social enterprise serving the civil society worldwide. We have built nonprofit sector capacity through technology for 25 years. We are working toward a time when every social benefit organization on the planet has the technology, resources, and knowledge they need to operate at their full potential. Page 2
  3. 3. Belgium Luxembourg Netherlands Sweden RussiaCanada England Poland Czech Republic Ireland Germany Austria Slovakia / Slovenia France Hungary Croatia USA Spain Italy Romania Bulgaria Japan Israel Hong Kong Egypt India Macau Taiwan Mexico Philippines Malaysia Kenya Singapore Brazil Botswana Australia Chile South Africa New Zealand
  4. 4. Our Europe Reach TechSoup London Fundacja TechSoup
  5. 5. Successful Donations program 2.5 billion euros retail value of technology product donations distributed 10 million technology products distributed 52 TechSoup Global donor partners, including Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft, SAP, Symantec 384,000 organizations reached 58 countries served across Europe, Middle-East, South America, North America, Asia, Asia-Pacific, and Africa regions Page 5
  6. 6. Why a Global Cloud Survey?• Gauge how NGOs worldwide are currently using cloud products and services• Measure how NGOs perceive barriers to and advantages of cloud computing adoption• Understand these organizations’ future plans for cloud computing adoption• Help capacity-building organizations, consultants, donors, and foundations better support the social benefit sector in making informed decisions about whether cloud-based solutions are right for them. 6
  7. 7. Global cloud survey: 10,500 NGOs told us about theircloud computing usage, plans, and perceptions 21 Languages 88 Countries 10,593 Responses
  8. 8. Why do NGOs use or consider using cloud-based solutions?Administration Cost Partnership Data 8
  9. 9. Lack of knowledge is the greatest barrierto cloud adoption 30% of respondents said they didn’t know enough to know what the barriers are 9
  10. 10. Reducing costs is the greatest reportedmotivator for additional adoption 10
  11. 11. What Do We Think We’ve LearnedWith This Survey?• We need to offer more precise solutions• Significant externalities impact organizations’ ability to take advantage of technology• We need to think how we get knowledge to people where and when they need it• We need to know more about the technology usage of the organizations we all serve
  12. 12. Download the report (available in 22 languages): Warsaw, Telecentre-Europes Summit October 2012