The third annual VMware Cloud Index survey has shone light on trends in Asia Pacific cloud computing, including which was the most knowledgeable nation.
The research surveyed 6,500 senior IT workers across the Asia Pacific region in 11 countries, including Australia, China, India, Japan and Korea.
Yet it appeared Singapore and Hong Kong were top of the class. 82% of respondents in Singapore claimed they had a strong knowledge of the cloud, with nine out of ten people in Hong Kong having a strong knowledge of virtualisation.
The key takeaways from the research included:
- Three quarters of those surveyed were either in the cloud or planning to go there
- Data privacy was the biggest barrier to cloud computing, ahead of security
- Most companies see cloud as having multiple benefits, with optimising existing IT management the most important
- 71% of respondents believe cloud computing has made their job less complex …