The shift to the cloud market is accelerating and will continue to result in more revenues being deferred to future quarters leading to greater overall growth of recurring revenue. Governments, companies, and enterprising individuals in the Middle East are rapidly identifying innovative ways to leverage the technology – leapfrogging regional challenges and eyeing new solutions to export to developed markets.
IBM has released an interesting infographic showing the concerns and opportunities for cloud based technology in the region.
Some of the key highlights of the infographic are: -
- More than 40% of the CIOs in Middle East sight data security as a main concern when it comes to cloud based technology
- Governments are keen to adapt the technology but lack funding
- CIOs in the region believe the ROI measurement is an issue for cloud technology, however moving from a fixed location infrastructure to cloud based makes it make the business transformation more cost effective.
- 37% of the CIOs in the middle east region believe that driving innovative use of technology is an issue, however cloud based platforms allows developers to try new ideas at a lower cost.
Click the below infographic to know more.