A new survey shows that many organizations feel a lack of innovation and maturity hamper adoption of cloud computing.
Government regulations, exit strategies and international data privacy led the list of concerns that are eroding business confidence in cloud computing, according to findings from a joint survey by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA (previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association). In addition to regulatory and privacy issues, a lack of innovation and maturity across cloud computing technologies is slowing widespread cloud adoption, the survey indicated.
Nearly one in four (24 percent) survey respondents indicated that there is no or limited levels of innovation in the market. Nearly all respondents said they felt cloud computing was far from reaching maturity, with only software as a service (SaaS) cautiously placed at the earliest state of growth level. Infrastructure and platform services were still considered in their infancy, according to survey results. Forty-three percent of respondents believe there is a moderate level of cloud innovation, while a third reported the level of innovation in terms of products, services and business use is significant.
“As a first step, we as an industry must still work to provide a clearer definition of what cloud is and how the many innovative and secure services can help positively impact today’s businesses,” J.R. Santos, global research
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