IBM taps ecosystem partners for public cloud offering aimed at financial services industry

In the early days of the cloud (the mid-2000s), a key thread of IT industry chatter revolved around the ‘suitability’ of public cloud environments for mission-critical enterprise applications. The debate rages on (albeit at a lower level of intensity) because overall IaaS/public cloud adoption has expanded from 32% (as documented in one of our first Voice of the Enterprise surveys from 2015) to 53% today.