Cloud and Edge technologies to see more investment in 2021

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Mumbai: Cloud and Edge technologies to see more investment in 2021 as companies look towards digital resiliency with Data & AI skills to gain more importance, finds Micro Focus India survey.

Over half (51%) of companies in India will accelerate their investment in Cloud and Edge technologies over the next 12-18 months, revealed a recently conducted survey on the sidelines of Micro Foucs’ event – Technology Horoscope 2021 in India.

Over 500 CIO/CTO/IT managers from more than 350 organisations participated in the surveyed and its findings revealed some interesting insights on the technology outlook for companies in 2021.

Substantial impact on cloud infrastructure and applications investment plans for 2021 –
32% respondents want to increase cloud related investments in 2021. About 23% mentioned that investment plans will be curtailed slightly for both on-prem and cloud infrastructure and applications. However, 18% mentioned that there would be no change for them.

In the quest towards digital resiliency, cloud would be key –
More than half (51%) mentioned that investment in the cloud and edge technologies would be critical. Work from home processes would be a key focus area to strengthen said 23% respondents. Over 16% said they would focus on applications re-engineering over the next 12-18 months.

Too many applications hinder DX (Digital Transformation) –
49% respondents believe that the pandemic has led to a sprawl of quickly engineered infrastructure and application that will in fact impede the speed of digital transformation.

AI imperative for DX –
About 53% enterprises believe in nurturing data and AI skills internally and will continue to invest in building internal resources for usage. However, 23% mentioned that they prefer to work with external partners for data and AI related requirements. Big Data and AI are long-term goals and not immediate focus areas as per 25% enterprises.

“The coming year will demand organisations to balance the speed of digital transformation with the pragmatism needed to run the business and manage costs as the survey findings underline,” said Genefa Murphy, CMO – Micro Focus.

“Micro Focus helps customers attain the four critical outcomes of digital transformation: to accelerate application delivery, simplify IT transformation, strengthen cyber resilience, and analyze in time to act,” said Saurabh Saxena, Country Director – India, Micro Focus.

“Micro Focus is committed to delivering High Tech, Low Drama to its customers,” added Saxena.

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