I have recently joined Forrester as a Senior Analyst on the Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) team based out of New Delhi, India. I’m delighted to be a part of Forrester and have begun work on my first report, which will focus on cloud trends in AP and provide a regional view of a report my colleague Lauren E. Nelson wrote in February titled Adoption Profile: Private Cloud in North America, Q3 2014. This report and my new role will enable me to continue pursuing my passion for new age solutions like Cloud Computing, Automation and Customer Experience Management and their ability to support business objectives.
As I reviewed Forrester’s 2014 Asia Pacific Business Technographics Survey of 607 business technology decision makers in Australia, China and India, I found concerning indicators on the private cloud initiatives of the region’s large enterprises. In fact, a finer analysis of the 121 most senior executives from large enterprises (companies with 1000 or more employees) found that nearly half (43%) of the private cloud deployments in AP will fail to meet business objectives for the following reasons:
· 26% of private clouds will not offer self-service to developers
· 17% are looking to discourage developers from using a public cloudRead more