Indian enterprises go predominantly for public cloud: Microsoft survey

CRM and ERP, data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) are the top three services or applications hosted in the public Cloud

Technology decision makers in Indian enterprises are the bihggest adopters of public Cloud solutions in the world, reveals a recent survey by Microsoft. 


According to the survey, 64% Indian respondents were comfortable in hosting their company's most essential applications or services on the public Cloud; and believed that public cloud solutions are very important to connect seamlessly to the organization’s existing data centres five years from now.


The second preferred choice of Indian IT decision makers is the hybrid could. While, 57% respondents from India have adopted public Cloud solutions, 33% respondents stated that their companies use hybrid Cloud.


IT decision makers (ITDMs) refer to sales functions -- CRM and ERP, data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) -- as the top three services or applications that their organisation would like to host on the public Cloud.


Five major sectors -- healthcare, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), e-commerce, startups and government -- are leading Cloud adopters in the country, the survey noted.

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