Unisys study shows US CIOs lead charge to Cloud

A survey of 200 US IT and business executives by Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) has found CIOs are the C-suite executives most intensively advocating and driving migration of their organizations´ IT resources to the Cloud, the company said.

The study indicates that reducing costs and gaining faster access to computing capacity are the CIOs´ primary motivations. Securing the cloud is the respondents´ primary management concern.

Seventy-two (72) percent of the survey respondents say that their organizations´ CIO is spearheading movement to the Cloud. The respondents far less frequently cite the CEO (six percent), board of directors (four percent) and CFO (three percent) as playing that role.

Unisys is a global information technology company that specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets.