Welcome to the May 2017 edition of APAC Insider.

In recent research, we find out that seven out of 10 Brits living abroad would never move back to Britain, reveals a new poll. In an international survey carried out by deVere Group, 69% of those polled said that they would never relocate back to the UK. 10% said they would consider it, whilst 21% said ‘maybe’. The survey also shows that 23% relocated from the UK primarily for work/career reasons. The 808 respondents who participated currently reside in the U.S, Australia, the UAE, Hong Kong, Spain, France, Germany and South Africa.

Paessler AG recently released the findings of new research into how global IT decision makers (ITDMs) feel about cloud computing and how they are using it to meet the demands of today’s changing business climate. The company surveyed more than 2,000 ITDMs globally, including Australia, and found that the majority are positive about cloud and are planning to expand the types of IT services they run in the cloud in the coming years.

I hope you enjoy reading the many insights that this exciting edition offers.