I think cloud services are here to stay, at least until the next big thing. The financial argument for cloud is so good there will be a lot of pressure to get everything that fits into the cloud. Personally, I have no doubt that security capabilities in the cloud will improve to the point that certified vendors become the standard place to host financial data.
But there is a long long journey from where we are now to a cloud that is secure and resilient enough to host the 'crown jewels' of large enterprises.
I think wise organisations will put the low hanging fruit into the cloud first. Third-party applications where the customer has little control over how they are configured seem the lowest fruit to me. As cloud maturity and confidence grows, a wider range of applications will move. This could be to either hosted or in-house clouds, but move they will.
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