Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 30 | Page 51

Transformation out xecutives with ence over, IT and world, this year’s er into the specific ting from the ‘DX that the more e more likely an ached. uing DX are vantages, the ent disruptive ew vulnerabilities s and compliance to the report, 45% p two DX categories, aS) and social ach in the past year. Multi-cloud is the new normal but a top barrier to data security Companies are using multiple Infrastructureas-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environments, as well as hundreds of SaaS applications. More than eight in 10 companies (81%) are using more than one IaaS vendor, 81% have more than one PaaS vendor and 11% have more than 100 SaaS applications to manage. As more data migrates to the cloud, security becomes more complex. Nearly 40% of respondents rate complexity as their top perceived barrier to implementing data security, down slightly from 44% last year. Quantum threat on the horizon As a breakthrough technology with applications in various industries, the