Back to Top

 Skip navigation

CSO statistical release, , 11am

Information Society Statistics - Enterprises

2020

Purchase of Cloud Computing services by enterprises, 2018 and 2020
  %
 20182020
Purchase of any cloud computing services4551
of which - Storage of files3544
                E-mail3543
                Hosting the enterprise's database(s)2430
                Office software2828
                Finance or accounting software applications2024
                Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software1618
                Computing power to run the enterprise's own software1015
Please note that enterprises may avail of more than one type of Cloud Computing service.
Source: CSO

Over half of the enterprises in Ireland purchased Cloud Computing in 2020

Figure 1: Purchase of Cloud Computing services by enterprises, 2018 and 2020
go to full release

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.