Recent research by cloud management software company SkyKick suggests that among U.S. small and medium businesses (SMBs), 83% have yet to use Office 365 in some form. So what’s holding back SMBs from adopting cloud-based services that can help them reduce costs and improve productivity?
Smaller companies have generally had less exposure to the industry dynamics of cloud infrastructure and software as a service (SaaS)
. The research of 109,000 SMBs found that the industries with the highest percentage of SMBs using Microsoft Office 365
were industrial companies, tech-focused business services organizations, and white collar business services.