Asian Developers Moving to Cloud Computing
Developers in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly moving to cloud computing, according to a recent survey by Evans Data.Developers in the Asia Pacific region are increasingly moving to cloud computing, according to a recent survey by Evans Data. More than one in four developers in the Asia Pacific region are using cloud services or expect to within the next six months, Evans Data officials said. According to the market research firm's most recent Asia Pacific Development survey, 11.3 percent of respondents said they are currently using cloud services, with an additional 16.4 percent saying they plan to begin using them within six months. And over half of the respondents said they expect to be using cloud services at some time.
Evans Data's biannual survey of more than 400 Asia Pacific software developers also showed that transactions were the most likely type of implementations to be planned for public clouds - those outside the firewall - while storage was the least likely.
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