Gartner Research

What You Need to Know When Moving to the Cloud in the Middle East

Published: 07 April 2017

ID: G00302458

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes

Summary

Worldwide cloud adoption is speeding up, and Gartner surveys and interactions indicate that Middle Eastern countries are being left further behind. We highlight what international I&O leaders should know when operating in this region, and show the cost optimization impacts of these policies.

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Analysis

  • Will the Cloud Save You Money?
  • Data Sovereignty Prohibits the Use of Cloud Service Providers Outside the Region
  • Some Workloads Can Move to the Cloud Now
  • Organizations in the Region Are Not Always Reliant on Local Providers for All Services
  • Enterprise Software Vendors Are Moving to a Cloud-Only Policy

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