Intelligent CIO North America Issue 24 - Page 76

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We found high levels of concern around all aspects of Digital Transformation solutions and resilience with a strong focus on Business Continuity .
All this means that in a post-pandemic era , digital resilience is a top priority and cyberthreats are only accelerating . As a result , we are witnessing a broad spectrum of concerns as enterprise organizations look to shore up their defenses .
Analyzing the events of the last two years , it is an ideal time to explore enterprise perceptions about the future . To gain these insights , we surveyed 2,425 senior application and network professionals from across 10 regions around the globe . Not surprisingly , we found high levels of concern around all aspects of Digital Transformation solutions and resilience with a strong focus on Business Continuity .
The top findings we uncovered included :
Private clouds are the preferred enterprise IT environment
Even though we witnessed a rapid pivot to cloud in the last couple of years , plenty of on-premises environments remain . A total of 23 % of respondents have retained an on-premises environment and this is unlikely to change in the future . Private clouds were the preferred environment for 30 % of respondents , while just under one quarter said their environment was in a public cloud with a similar percent in SaaS environments .
New working patterns and digitalization prompt rethinking the strategy
Resilience is a board-level discussion as senior leaders look to ensure that the business can cope with any future disruption . Our enterprise respondents said that Digital Transformation solutions , Business Continuity ( technically and organizationally ) and stronger security requirements have all become
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