UK risks falling behind others as businesses admit data protection and regulation issues are delaying cloud adoption

Grazed from ITProPortal.  Author: Wayne Scott.

In this video, Tom Salkield, Director of Professional Services at NTT Com Security outlines the key findings of a new research report commissioned by NTT Com Security.

NTT Com Security's global research covered 700 organisations in the UK, USA / Canada, Germany, Nordics, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong. The study shows that while over a third (36 per cent) of UK companies have adopted cloud in the last one to two years, almost a quarter (22 per cent) have yet to adopt cloud technology. This is compared to an average of 14 per cent globally...

Although just 10 per cent of UK respondents have already moved the majority of data and services into the cloud, 42 per cent will transition it in the next two years. Yet, 30 per cent of UK respondents admitted that they would never move their data, a figure only topped by the Nordics with 42 percent...

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