Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 25 - Page 23

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HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY IS IN EARLY STAGES OF MULTI-CLOUD ADOPTION BUT DEPLOYMENTS ARE RISING

Over the last couple of years , the healthcare industry has been under pressure to technologically advance quicker than most . However , research by Vanson Bourne conducted on behalf of Nutanix , surveying 1,700 IT decision-makers around the world , has revealed hybrid multi-cloud is the ideal IT model , but healthcare is slower to adopt .

Nutanix , a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing , announced the healthcare findings of its global Enterprise Cloud Index ( ECI ) survey and research report , which measures enterprise progress with cloud adoption in the industry . The research showed that healthcare organizations appear to be in the early phases of cloud adoption and behind the cross-industry global respondent average .

The complexity of managing across cloud borders remains a major challenge for healthcare organizations .
However , adoption is expected to jump from 27 % to 51 % in the next three years , in line with the global trend of evolving to a multi-cloud IT infrastructure that spans a mix of private and public clouds .
Multi-cloud is the dominant IT architecture in use worldwide , however , among healthcare ECI respondents , 30 % say private cloud is their most common IT deployment model . The healthcare industry is highly regulated and has likely been slower to embrace the public cloud as a bona fide component of their IT environments for security and privacy reasons .
While multi-cloud adoption is trending upwards , the complexity of managing across cloud borders remains a major challenge for healthcare organizations , with 92 % of respondents agreeing that success requires simpler management across multi-cloud
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