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Cloud computing company Nutanix which specialises in private cloud, hybrid and multicloud computing shared the findings of the Malaysia market supplement to  their third annual Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) report.

Commissioned by Nutanix and conducted by Vanson Bourne, the report surveyed 3,400 IT decision makers across the globe to gauge the state of global enterprise cloud deployments and adoption plans. As a supplement to the global ECI report, the Malaysia supplement shares more on cloud deployment and planning trends in Malaysia after interviewing IT professionals in Malaysia in comparison to the Asia Pacific region and abroad.

The key findings of the report show a fundamental change across the board in the wake of the pandemic. In the supplemental report, 58% of Malaysia respondents reported that they increased their investment in private cloud beyond the global average (37%) and their peers in APJ countries (44%) along with an increase in public cloud infrastructure. 67% of Malaysian respondents had increased public cloud usage and 51% increased hybrid cloud usage.

Among the other findings was that Malaysian reponsdents ran more hybrid clouds than average with 14% penetration with an intent to grow to 57% penetration within 5 years and that 96% of Malaysia respondents identified hybrid cloud as the ideal infrastructure for their companies which is substantially more than in APJ (90%) and globally (87%).

Other key findings are the fact the pandemic has prompted IT to be viewed with greater strategic importance with 88% of respondents and 67% of Malaysian respondents said they’ve increased investments in public cloud, 58% said they’ve upped their stake in private cloud and 51% said they’ve upped their ante in hybrid cloud investments.

COVID-19 has significantly accelerated digital transformation across industries. With digitization as the new business reality, Malaysia’s businesses will look to make strategic investments in technology that will accelerate business recovery and enable them to scale for innovation and growth.” said Avinash Gowda, Country Manager of Nutanix, Malaysia.

Avinash Gowda, Country Manager of Nutanix, Malaysia.Avinash Gowda, Country Manager of Nutanix, Malaysia.

Businesses need to look to maximizing outcomes from their investments in IT infrastructure — to ensure their cloud strategies are financially sound, and future-proof,” said Avinash. For more on Nutanix check out their official page at

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