Australian IT leaders prioritising migration to hybrid cloud: Microsoft

Microsoft conducted a survey recently and found that almost half of its Australian respondents are looking to move their organisation into hybrid cloud.

Almost half of Australian IT leaders will drive their organisations’ transition to hybrid cloud infrastructure over the next few years, according to a study by Microsoft.

Approximately 40 percent of Australian respondents indicated that their organisations are already transitioning to hybrid cloud with either integrated or non-integrated public and private cloud infrastructure. Microsoft expects this number to increase to 49 percent in the next 12 to 18 months.

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Report: Mid-market companies grow more comfortable with cloud security risks

Mid-market companies are becoming more comfortable with the security risks that come with cloud adoption, a new Deloitte report finds.

After surveying 500 companies with annual revenues ranging from $100 million to more than $1 billion, Deloitte found that the biggest factor influencing the pace of adoption of cloud-based services is integration of existing applications and infrastructure — more than 25 percent of companies said so.

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