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12 ways the cloud changes everything

4 IDC analysts offer their tips for how enterprises can best prepare for cloud computing

Despite fears over reliability and security, enterprises are slowly but steadily moving their applications to the cloud, and the migration is going to change those companies in profound ways.

Some 80% of new enterprise apps will be developed for the cloud in 2011, and in the past year, adoption has moved into the "early majority" phase, says Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief analyst for IDC.

TIPS: 7 deadly sins of cloud security

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