Majority of Indian business houses dependent on IT

NEW DELHI: The VMware Cloud Index 2013 reveals that Information Technology is seen as a change enabler and source of business value for organisations by 85 percent of the respondents.

Indian organisations are turning to IT to help them grow their business in the current economic environment, VMware said.

Fast provisioning and zero downtime from networks (80 percent) and storage (81 percent) have been identified as key areas for IT to address over the next 12 months in the study. A total of 65 per cent claim will have a formal strategy in place for supporting end user computing, clearly showing that Indian businesses are acting to cater to the needs of the new age worker.

The study reveals that nearly nine of every 10 per cent respondents in India believe that Cloud Computing or ‘as-a-service’ approach is relevant to their organisation.

Nearly eight of every 10 respondents in India say they currently have a cloud-related initiative in place within the organisation or are planning to implement cloud, or ‘as-a-service’ approach, in the next 12 months.

In terms of the top business priorities in India over the next 12 months, 87 per cent of IT decision makers said improving the quality and capabilities of their products and 85 per cent said addressing the rising expectations of customers and improving customer satisfaction.

The current perception of IT remains positive in India with 63 per cent of respondents noting that the perceived credibility, influence and power of the CIO in their organisation is increasing.

Business priorities are clearly shifting at a time when optimism is slowly returning to the Indian economy.

In terms of priorities for IT over the next 12 months, improving IT agility and responsiveness to business demands was high at 82 per cent and operational efficiency was noted by 80 percent of respondents.

Additionally, server consolidation via virtualisation continues to be a strong priority at 77 per cent.

Respondents in India are also aware of and are planning new and evolutionary priorities.

A software-defined approach to implementing and managing data center resources (servers, storage, networks) was stated by 71 percent of respondents. Furthermore, mobility and consumerisation of IT was also noted by 71 per cent as expected to create a lasting impact for organisations over the next two to three years.

While 71 per cent of IT decision makers are concerned about end users accessing corporate systems and applications from mobile devices, 73 per cent believe that their IT organisation are able to keep up with the end user computing needs of their employees.

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