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    Cloud Readiness Index 2018 The CRI 2018 report shows that Singapore tops the APAC region, closely followed by Hong Kong and New Zealand. Read More
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    Board Members 2018 The board represents a cross section of the membership; providing governance, direction and leadership. More...
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    Membership- Join the ACCA The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is accepting applications for membership! We are a leading industry association that seeks to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing in Asia Pacific. Join Us
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    2017 Cloud in Healthcare Information technology has been core to a transformation of the healthcare industry, and cloud is a key transformation driver. How can healthcare providers leverage cloud technologies for development? The ACCA will explore this in 2016. Read more

The Cloud Readiness Index 2018

Cloud Readiness Index 2018: Asia-Pacific strengthens its cloud capabilities; emerging markets continue to play catch-up

The Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2018 is the fifth iteration of the Asia Cloud Computing Association's (ACCA) flagship report. It measures 14 economies across Asia Pacific (APAC) on ten parameters to indicate how prepared they are in adopting cloud computing. CRI 2018 shows that Singapore tops the APAC region, closely followed by Hong Kong and New Zealand. It also reveals that on average, cloud infrastructure and regulation are the region's strong points, while cloud governance and security weigh it down. A new section is included this year to explore the different ways the CRI can move beyond readiness to measure the potential impact cloud technologies have on societies, including metrics on cloud adoption, application, and usage. This new dimension is aimed at helping government policymakers and policy support organisations such as the ACCA provide accurate insights and timely perspectives on technology trends.

Results and analyses for the Cloud Readiness Index 2018 are presented via an interactive microsite, accessible here.

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HEALTHCARE CLOUD 2016

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The use of cloud computing in healthcare has been core to a transformation of the healthcare industry. However, delivery of better patient management and care via electronic health records, personal wellness monitoring, and other cloud-enabled methods of patient care has raised concerns with regard to legal compliance and preserving the privacy of patients. Privacy, security, reliability, audit, limits on data use and data segregation are among the issues that surface when discussing cloud services for healthcare. To better understand these needs, and the opportunities for the adoption of cloud computing, the ACCA is bringing together in roundtable discussions experts from healthcare and cloud services to discuss the issues facing the Healthcare Industry that are perceived to be barriers to the adoption of cloud computing. Find a roundtable in your city to join today!

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