CIOs investing in the right platforms and technologies to manage the data explosion at the
Edge will be in strong stead to build market leadership .
from ever-increasing cloud workloads . Additionally , security concerns have urged 68 % of organizations in the ASEAN + region to repatriate workloads back from public cloud to private cloud and / or traditional data centers in the last 12 months .
Hybrid or multi-cloud is poised to gain prominence in Asia over the next two to three years , as businesses in Asia Pacific will continue to run more than 50 % of mission-critical workloads on traditional data center infrastructure , systems and platforms and private cloud infrastructure . Hybrid or multi-cloud offers the highest levels of performance and meets data security and compliance requirements .
Growing awareness and adoption of As-a-Service flexible models
Mindshare of As-a-Service based consumption models has increased tremendously in AP .
Keeping up with the highly volatile , ever-changing business and economic environment , organizations in AP stated cost rationalization and optimization as the key drivers of As-a-Service infrastructure . Consumption-based infrastructure offers flexibility and agility , helping CIOs ease financial burdens and invest more in business innovation . Eighty-five per cent of organizations in ASEAN + are either already leveraging As-a-Service flexible IT infrastructure or are planning to adopt it in the next 12 months .
Unified data management means improved innovation
Data locked in cloud silos will impede every organization ’ s ability to successfully digitally transform and thereby meet digital business goals . Efficient data management requires seamless mobility of data in a highly secure manner across the different deployment locations . While there are growing application interdependencies , only 8 % of businesses in Asia Pacific are using single data management platforms and another 78 % of businesses are currently using multiple data management platforms and systems .
Single unified data management platforms offer seamless data mobility across multiple clouds and integrate data across containers and at the Edge . Modern single unified data management platforms for myriad data types will be the cornerstone of digitally transforming organizations ’ data-innovation journey . CIOs investing in the right platforms and technologies to manage the data explosion at the Edge will be in strong stead to build market leadership .
Enhancing customer experience is a priority for CIOs
Businesses across verticals such as manufacturing , retail , logistics , transportation and energy are increasingly focused on delivering a superior customer experience to drive success in the digital economy . p
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