Security outweighs availability and cost as the top determinant for cloud vendor selection

Security is the top consideration for Asian businesses when choosing their cloud strategy and cloud vendors according to a survey commissioned by Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group.

“The Next-Generation Cloud Strategy in Asia” survey obtained responses from 1,000 organizations across eight markets in Asia that are currently using cloud services. 

The survey was conducted from the end of September to early October 2022, collecting feedback through online questionnaires in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and South Korea. 

The respondents represented a wide range of industries, including Financial Services, Gaming, Internet & Technology, Manufacturing, Media & Telecommunications, Public Sector and Retail.

Respondents listed security as the top reason for choosing their current strategy (private cloud: 74%; hybrid cloud: 70%; public cloud: 58%).

For more findings, check out this infographic. 

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