Impact of Data Breaches
Nearly two-in-five (37%) ChangeWave respondents say the recent security breaches have impacted the way they shop. Among this group, Using Cash More Often (31%) and Limiting Debit Card Usage (31%) are the top changes being made, closely followed by Limiting Credit Card Usage (27%).
Biggest Complaints with ISPs
Biggest Complaints with ISPs: As seen in previous ChangeWave surveys, the number one complaint respondents have with their Internet service is Slow Speed (29%). Outages/Service Issues (11%) is a distant second.
Corporate Cloud Budget
We've been following the ongoing corporate migration to cloud computing. In our most recent survey, 9% of current cloud users say their cloud budget is separate from the company’s traditional IT budget.
Big Jump for Shared Data Plans
Our latest Wireless Service Provider trends survey shows Unlimited Data Plans (42%, down 3-pts) are still most widely used - but have been on a downward trend over the past 15 oinths. At the same time, the percentage of respondents saying they're using a Shared Data Plans (29%) has nearly doubled over the time frame, and is up 4-pts just since the previous survey.
Reasons Behind Corporate Spending Plans
We asked software buyers the key reasons driving their companies’ software spending decisions. A quarter of respondents (24%) say their company's existing software is getting outdated and must be replaced – the highest it’s been since January 2011.
ChangeWave Research, a service of 451 Research
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