Analysis: Cloud strategies from migration to mitigation and financial services running agile development in the cloud
Industry watchers say numbers show accelerated cloud take up but users continue to express concerns about security, flexibility, control and compliance.
Says Bob Welton, senior director NTT Communications, "we've seen the early days of people moving cloud ready workloads into hyper scale data centres and public cloud providers.
Though not generally known for its bleeding edge technology adoption, the advantages of containerisation and micro services is generating a lot of activity within Financial Services technology and this is even pushing the cloud agenda within FS organisations.
In two or three years we'll see firms saying we've got a massive workload to move to hybrid cloud and that they'll be looking for is to improve risk mitigation from cloud suppliers and for cloud assurance from across the globe.
From a data perspective it can appear to be quite a segmented market.
Does it ensure the necessary compliance for your industry or market in areas such as security and risk.