Intelligent CIO North America Issue 27 - Page 42

FEATURE : CLOUD SECURITY
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 .

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 .

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 extraterritorial data access ( 69 % versus 64 %). However , they are also expecting more data-related benefits from sovereign cloud than private organizations .
Fostering collaboration and data-sharing ecosystems
The report also indicates that , while meeting highest regulatory concerns and data security requirements , organizations are looking at cloud sovereignty to unlock the benefits of the cloud for them , including better collaboration , increased data sharing , greater trust and opportunities for innovation .
Over half ( 60 %) of organizations believe that cloud sovereignty will facilitate sharing data with trusted ecosystem partners and 42 % of surveyed executives believe that a trusted interoperable cloud service can help them to scale new technologies such as
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