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Schools and colleges are turning to the cloud for convenience and IT cost-cutting (infographic)

August 30th, 2012

cloudOne place where cloud computing applications are getting a foothold is in education.

The benefits  – access to applications anywhere and on any device and lower IT costs – appeal to many colleges and school districts.

But while IBM, Microsoft, Adobe are offering cloud based products to the education market, there is plenty of room for growth. Only about a third of higher education institutions and just over a quarter of K-12 districts were in the cloud as of May last year.

Here’s an infographic on cloud use by schools:

Going to the Cloud

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