According to Cisco’s report, Cisco Global Cloud Index (GCI) 2015-2020, cloud traffic will represent 92% of total data centre traffic worldwide by 2020.
The report, carried out by the multinational technology company, found cloud operators are delivering a growing variety of services to businesses and consumers alike because of its ability to scale efficiently and quickly.
Cloud adoption is in overdrive in the Asia Pacific and will continue to gain traction, according to the report. From now to 2020, the region is set to outpace the rest of world with a 31.6% compound annual growth rate in cloud data centres.
Across the Asia Pacific region, smartphones are also becoming a popular tool for many people, making up a quarter of the total internet traffic.
Written by Leah Alger