Virtualization, security holding back Asia cloud rollout

July 6, 2014

cloud-1The number of virtualized systems in Asia is still very low and needs to ramp up in order for cloud to be more widely adopted in the region, concerns also have held back adoption, though businesses are now starting to realize the benefits of moving to the cloud are too great to ignore.

In an interview with ZDNet, Dimension Data Asia-Pacific CEO Bill Padfield pointed to industry stats that put the adoption of virtualization in Asia-Pacific at between 18 percent and 25 percent. The region is under-virtualized, compared to markets such as Australia where the level of virtualized systems clocked at 85 percent.Source

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