Oz Companies Flying At Ease In The Cloud: Telsyte
Australian companies are embracing cloud computing with enthusiasm, it seems, with some 84 percent now enjoy cloud’s benefit, according to a new report by Australian market research
The resulting strong spending is in line with Australian organisations’ intentions to increase total IT budgets, with an average increase of six percent expected in 2019, up from 4.8 percent in 2018, Telsyte says.
It adds that the main driver for IT budget growth is “digital transformation” of which cloud computing is a key enabling technology.
Some other points:
– Among organisations which have adopted cloud computing, 43 percent plan to increase their spending on infrastructure, and many experiment with multiple platforms.
– A multi-cloud approach is dominating, with 77 percent of all Australian organisations using more than one platform, and 49pc using more than four.
– Local data centres remain important for Australian organisations, with 62 percent more willing to try cloud services from multinational organisations if they have local DCs.