Some 18% of large and medium-sized enterprises in Brazil have already implemented cloud applications, according to a recent study by international consultancy IDC.
The study also says that some 30-35% of these companies will implement cloud applications by 2013.
IDC said Brazil currently leads the regional ranking in terms of cloud applications adoption.
Meanwhile, 80% of investment in cloud solutions in Brazil over the coming years will be oriented to mixed private and public cloud applications.
IDC added that in the US, some 45-55% of large and medium-sized companies have implemented cloud applications, while in Europe the percentage of adoptions reaches 35-40%.