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North Bridge's fifth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey, the broadest industry examination of the topic opens today.

WALTHAM, Mass., -- North Bridge, an inception-to-growth stage venture capital firm today announced the launch of its fifth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey in partnership with research analyst firm, Wikibon, and 36 collaborating cloud companies, to date. When the study first began market hype outpaced adoption of cloud computing. Today, SaaS, long at the vanguard of cloud adoption, has grown five-fold from 2011 to 2014. Yet issues like security, cloud interoperability and vendor lock-in all warrant broader discussion on the part of the industry as it forges ahead. The program is vendor-agnostic and supported by companies large and small. All participants are encouraged to follow @futureofcloud and use #futureofcloud to join the discussion on Twitter.

What: Fifth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey opens today.

Where: The survey is available at 2015 Future of Cloud Computing

Who: The 2015 Future of Cloud Computing survey is sponsored by North Bridge and Wikibon with the support of more than 35 collaborators (full list below), who have contributed, endorsed and will distribute the survey.

Join: We welcome additional collaborators to join part in the broadest study of cloud computing in the industry today. See more at: http://www.northbridge.com/2015-future-cloud-computing-program-overview-...

To view the results of the 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011 surveys please visit: North Bridge Cloud Computing.

2015 Future of Cloud Computing Collaborators:
1. Acquia
2. Appformix
3. Black Duck
4. Canonical
5. CenturyLink
6. Citrix
7. Clarity
8. CloudBees
9. CloudHealth Tech
10. Confer
11. Deis/EngineYard
12. Demandware
13. Egenera
14. eRecruit
15. Flexiant
16. Harmon.ie
17. Hornet Security
18. IngeniousMed
19. Logentries
20. Microsoft
21. Newforma
22. Open Xchange
23. Red Hat
24. Reval
25. RIFT.io
26. RightScale
27. Salsify
28. Scribe
29. Service Rocket
30. SpringCM
31. Stratus Technologies
32. THINKStrategies
33. Trillium Software
34. Virtustream
35. Wikibon
36. WPEngine

About North Bridge
North Bridge Venture Partners and North Bridge Growth Equity are active partners with entrepreneurs providing seed-to-growth financing for innovative companies looking to disrupt big markets. With $3.5 billion in capital currently under management, North Bridge partners, many founders themselves, work with entrepreneurs to apply their expertise in the creation, operation and scaling of market-leaders. The firm has funded more than 170 companies creating many billions in market value. Among those firms are Acquia, Actifio, Cool Planet, Couchbase, Demandware, Mavenir Systems, Paydiant, Proto Labs, Reval and Starent Networks. The firm is based in Waltham, MA. To learn more about North Bridge go to http://www.northbridge.com. Follow us at @North_Bridge.

About Wikibon
Wikibon is a community of business technology practitioners founded to deliver the most actionable and real-time information available in the marketplace. The Wikibon analyst team comprises expertise cutting across all facets of business technology, with a cross-functional focus on cloud, big data/analytics and infrastructure. Wikibon research methodologies heavily leverage traditional approaches and advanced social media and data analysis techniques. To learn more about Wikibon, go to http://wikibon.com. Follow us @Wikibon.

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