Nearly all Indian firms are using some form of hybrid cloud architecture: IBM
The global study was conducted by IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) in cooperation with Oxford Economics, across 47 countries including India.
While cyber threats are at an all time high, infrastructure complexity is creating cracked doors that cybercriminals are exploiting. About 80% of all respondents said that data security being embedded throughout the cloud architectureis important or extremely important, in most cases, to successful digital initiatives.
71% of India respondents said workloads being completely portable with no vendor lock-inis important or extremely important to the success of their digital initiatives. In India, 63% of respondents said lack of interoperability among clouds is a significant obstacle to improving business performance in some, most or all parts of their cloud estate. 99% of organizations in India are using varied combination of hybrid cloud architecture, and 78% said that managing cloud operations across environments from a ‘single pane of glass’ is important or extremely important for successful digital initiatives
Nearly 64 percent of respondents in India said workloads being completely portable, where developers can build, run and move workloads across private and public clouds, is important or extremely important for the success of their digital initiatives.
In India, 74% of the respondents highlighted that the ability to run Governance and compliance tools across multiple clouds is important or extremely important to the success of their digital initiatives.
Sandip Patel, Managing Director, IBM India said, “As organizations progress on their journey to the cloud, adopting Hybrid, multicloud has become essential and is a clear winner in the race to become the dominant architecture for enterprise cloud estates in India. We are witnessing Indian organizations experience enterprise-scale improvements by harnessing the power of a Hybrid cloud architecture to digitize their existing products and services, enhance customer experience, increase business resiliency and reduce security risks.”