Study reveals that cloud transformation ranks amongst the top 3 priorities for CIOs in India
Bengaluru, Feb 26, 2020: VMware, Inc. (VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, along with Frost & Sullivan, leading global research and consulting firm, released the Hybrid Cloud Maturity Index (HCMI) 2019 assessment of enterprises. In 2019, 300 enterprises were surveyed on their competence and capability in Hybrid Cloud adoption against a set of technology and strategic excellence criteria.
Frost & Sullivan’s HCMI model creates a path for enterprises to evaluate their Cloud journey based on the benchmarking exercise against two aspects – Strategic Excellence and Technology Excellence. This platform aims to help understand the maturity of hybrid cloud adoption in India.
According to the assessment, Enterprises realize that cloud is a critical foundation for digital transformation, therefore, more than 70% of enterprises surveyed have already started to use cloud services.However, only 24% of these enterprises in India currently have well-defined strategic objectives aligned to migrating applications to the cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS).
Apalak Ghosh, Program Manager and Head of Cloud Computing, Frost & Sullivan, “From the enterprises that we assessed, we saw that although Public Cloud is the most used model, Hybrid Cloud is expected to be an industry standard within the coming years and is expected to nearly double in next 2-3 years.”
Pradeep Nair, VP, and MD, VMware India, “Indian organizations are at an interesting juncture where they are determined to leverage technology for development and growth. VMware is positioned better than ever to help Indian organizations get the best out of their technology investments. Adoption of cloud native technologies can give Indian companies an advantage in today's dynamic business environment, helping to promote the Industry 4.0 in the country”.
BS Nagarajan, senior director and chief technologies, VMware India, “Hybrid cloud are unlocking unprecedented opportunities for businesses to leverage nearly infinite resources across the data center, cloud and edge. IT organizations are increasingly turning to Hybrid Cloud to empower their businesses to deliver the optimal environment for all their applications. The Hybrid Cloud Maturity Index (HCMI) assessment underlines the eagerness of Indian enterprises looking to embrace Hybrid Cloud with adoption likely to
double in the next 2-3 years. This is because Hybrid Cloud provides a high level of security, control, and performance while maintaining flexibility, scalability, and economies of scale.”
Key highlights from the HCMI assessment –
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