Cloud Adoption and Challenges in Asia-Pacific

Grazed from SecurityIntelligence. Author: Preethy Soman.

Organizations around the world understand the importance and the challenges of cloud adoption, and they continue to adopt the technology at a fast pace. Gartner predicted that the cloud market in India will reach $3 billion by 2017, which represents an almost fivefold increase from 2012.

Challenges of Cloud Adoption

On one hand, while cloud promises to change the way businesses run, it also presents significant challenges relating to information security and privacy. Organizations need to understand that, in addition to cost reduction and the ability to move from one licensing model to another, the major drivers behind cloud adoption should be transformation and innovation...

The Asia Cloud Computing Association’s “Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2016” recognized Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia above markets such as Germany, the U.K. and the U.S., showing that Asian economies are leading the world in cloud readiness but are extremely cautious about making the jump...

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