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Diginomica reported that awareness of the UK’s G-Cloud framework for public sector cloud purchasing is extremely low. Meanwhile, polls suggest that 92 percent of 5000 civil servants surveyed don’t trust the cloud.

Diginomica reported that awareness of the UK’s G-Cloud framework for public sector cloud purchasing is extremely low. Meanwhile, polls suggest that 92 percent of 5000 civil servants surveyed don’t trust the cloud.
As quoted in the publication, other results of the study include:

  • 85% of respondents reckon that the time and cost implications of cloud apps and services outweigh potential benefits.
  • 83% are concerned that new cloud systems will clash with existing on premise tech in use throughout the public sector.
  • 53% of IT-responsible staff say they’re not comfortable with the cloud.
  • 65% of all job functions across the civil service feel the same.
  • 36% of respondents said they have no experience of using cloud computing.
  • 52% of the public sector just believe that their organisations can’t see the benefit of moving to the cloud.

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