For development ecosystems, IT vendors (like IBM) can be open cloud and escape from vendor lock-in.
In my opinion, you stop the increase in operation and management workloads with cloud computing.
In May 2011, my customer announced that its main production system is migrating to SaaS. Why did they decide to do this?
This means that the CIO’s focus has changed from IT to business process improvement. If possible, the CIO does not want to further change the IT infrastructure (for example correspondence of software, end of service, and so on).