IT hurdles for the company: Almost all of the want in the Cloud

The IT world thinks only in clouds. To manage the own business in your own corporate network, but through an Internet service access, increases flexibility, and

IT hurdles for the company: Almost all of the want in the Cloud

The IT world thinks only in clouds. To manage the own business in your own corporate network, but through an Internet service access, increases flexibility, and has therefore proved to be growth drivers. Just as the Corona-lock downs were the main beneficiaries due to the jump increase in the work – at-home-the companies that had early migrated to Cloud services.

Bastian Benrath

editor in the economy.

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Meanwhile, more than three-quarters of companies with more than 20 employees in Germany cloud-based Software, such as the year of the "Cloud Monitor" of the audit, KPMG and the digital industry Association, Bitkom shows that the F. A. Z. pre-existed. A further 19 percent are planning or discussing the Cloud-use, only 6 percent want to continue in the future on the Cloud. The data cloud has become a mass product.

"The increasing Numbers of those who do not show a Cloud-use plan, or discuss, that the present question is whether or not you should use Cloud services, but how," says Peter Heidkamp, who has served as KPMG's chief analyst for technology study. The once-a-year coming Cloud Monitor is one of the most comprehensive survey of studies on the Cloud-use in Germany, for this year's edition of IT, were interviewed managers or Directors of 555 representatively selected German companies.

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With the increasing proliferation of Cloud technology in recent years, more and more companies have introduced internal and statutory rules for their use. Including the European data protection basic regulation, but also numerous regulations about to fall, the country in which the data centers must be, in the corporations, your data store.

These additional rules lead, in the meantime, to increasing difficulties in the transition to Cloud Computing. 41 percent of companies report problems in meeting their Compliance requirements, if you want to take a Cloud service in operation. This issue has, in the meantime, safety concerns, call the 38 percent as a brake, as the biggest hurdle on the way to the Cloud obsolete.

"The more companies describe concrete ways in the Cloud, the clearer the open questions related to Compliance and Security," says Heitkamp. "Here are concrete solutions in a European regulatory context are in demand." Of the list of Concerns the company's problems, difficulties in Linking Cloud services with the existing IT infrastructure and the difficulties in finding IT professionals to follow behind these two main. But: More than a third of the companies surveyed also report no problems in the transition to Cloud Software.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 07:19

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