Last Updated: November 5, 2018

ActiveState Survey Results: Security biggest barrier to Cloud adoption

July's ActiveState quick poll focused on Cloud adoption, and revealed that developers are still feeling a little 'insecure' about the cloud. Responses revealed that it would probably take both a corporate mandate and better security before most would deploy to the cloud.

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When asked what the barriers when deploying to public clouds, again respondents ranked security higher than all other issues.

What are the barriers to you deploying your app in the public cloud?


This perception of a lack of security did not keep respondents from seeing real benefits in deploying to the Cloud: automation of scalability, fail over, and provisioning being the most compelling reason for moving to the cloud.



Thanks again to everyone who participated in the survey!

Interested in sharing your views with us? Participate in this month's survey about open source databases.

Sheila Louis

Sheila Louis

Sheila Louis brings over 15 years of experience in the software technology industry to ActiveState, including almost five in varied roles within ActiveState. She's just as comfortable discussing technology with developers as she is discussing business drivers with management, and her focus is on marketing, technology, and customer service to bring ActiveState's developer tools and languages to the next level. Her education includes an accounting diploma from Thompson Rivers University, and software systems development certification from BCIT. (On Maternity Leave)