Survey: 20% of workloads are in the cloud

Survey: 20% of workloads are in the cloud

Survey: 20% of workloads are in the cloud   ITWeb, in partnership with IBM, conducted a Hybrid Cloud Survey to examine the state of cloud adoption across South African businesses. The majority (89%) of respondents say they play a role in their organisation’s decision making process around cloud adoption. Craig Holmes, Southern Africa Technology Leader at IBM, says: “Given the response statistics are representative of CXOs and senior IT leaders, this high percentage illustrates how prevalent cloud is as a topic in business today.” As many as 85% of respondents…

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EMEA organisations trouping towards adopting Backup-as-a-Service

BaaS, Backup-as-a-service, cloud, EMEA, organisations

Infrastructure failure, skill gap propelling the process Cloud-based backup-as-a-service (BaaS) is expected to gain traction in the next two years, with almost two in five surveyed Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) organisations planning to utilise a BaaS provider. BaaS is an approach to backing up data that involves purchasing backup and recovery services from an online data backup provider. Instead of performing backup with a centralized, on-premises IT department, BaaS connects systems to a private, public or hybrid cloud managed by the outside provider. This is one of the…

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