|Purchase of Cloud Computing services by enterprises, 2018 and 2020|
|Purchase of any cloud computing services||45||51|
|of which - Storage of files||35||44|
|Hosting the enterprise's database(s)||24||30|
|Finance or accounting software applications||20||24|
|Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software||16||18|
|Computing power to run the enterprise's own software||10||15|
|Please note that enterprises may avail of more than one type of Cloud Computing service.|
Results are based on the Survey on E-Commerce and ICT 2020, which was conducted in the first half of 2020. This survey covers enterprises with 10 or more persons engaged in the Manufacturing, Construction and Selected Services sectors.
Over half (51%) of enterprises in Ireland indicated that they purchased at least one type of Cloud Computing service in 2020. This compares to 45% of enterprises surveyed in 2018.
The most popular Cloud Computing services purchased in 2020 were the storage of files (44%) followed by E-mail at 43% and the hosting of enterprise database(s) at 30%. See Headline Table and Figure 1.