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FEATURE : CLOUD SECURITY FEATURE :
Demand for cloud services is shifting in line with new expectations around sovereignty
When asked about their expected cloud environment for the next 1 – 3 years , more than one-third ( 38 %) of organizations expect to have a public / hybrid cloud environment with local data centers . A total of 30 % expect to use a disconnected version or the local legal entity of a hyperscaler , whereas 11 % plan to work exclusively with cloud providers based within the same legal jurisdiction .
Nearly half ( 48 %) of public sector organizations are either already considering cloud sovereignty as a part of their cloud strategy or planning to include it in the next 12 months . They are slightly more driven by complying with regulations ( 76 % versus 70 % for private organizations ) and ensuring immunity from extra-territorial data access ( 69 %
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