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NetApp Cloud GDPR Response Survey - EMEA Findings II

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NetApp extends its industry research on cloud adaptation survey in Europe to the next level, to gauge response towards General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The survey was conducted across a database of 750 CIOs, IT Managers and C-suite executives in France, Germany and the UK, to understand attitudes towards cloud services, data needs and the level of awareness and preparedness for incoming GDPR legislation.

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NetApp Cloud GDPR Response Survey - EMEA Findings II

  1. 1. NetApp Cloud GDPR Response Survey EMEA Findings II © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.1 NetApp and Opinion Matters April 2017
  2. 2. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.2 NetApp EMEA extends its cloud survey to the next level, to gauge response towards General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The survey was conducted across a database of 750 CIOs, IT Managers and C-suite executives in France, Germany and the UK, to understand attitudes towards cloud services, data needs and the level of awareness and preparedness for incoming GDPR legislation. This presentation summarizes the understanding of GDPR and compliance among EMEA businesses and their level of preparedness. Introduction
  3. 3. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.3 Understanding the level of awareness and concerns towards GDPR
  4. 4. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.4 What’s your level of awareness towards GDPR? Awareness level within EMEA 12% 26% 52% 10% 15% 32% 41% 9% 17% 26% 48% 8% 15% 29% 47% 9% I fully understand GDPR I have a good understanding of GDPR I have some understanding of GDPR I do not know what GDPR is EMEA DE FR UK  Majority of respondents have some understanding of GDPR.  Germany has the highest number of respondents with full understanding of GDPR, followed by France. UK has the lowest awareness level.  With only a year until the GDPR deadline, almost 10% of the base respondents don’t know what GDPR is.
  5. 5. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. 5  Mirroring the low level of awareness of GDPR among CIOs and IT Managers in EMEA : 73% of base respondents say they have at least some level of concern about meeting the GDPR deadline. Concern level within EMEA What is your level of concern about meeting the GDPR deadline? 27% 48% 21% 4% 31% 43% 20% 5% 27% 51% 19% 3% 24% 48% 24% 4% I have no concerns about us meeting the GDPR deadline and delivering what is needed I am slightly concerned about us meeting the GDPR deadline and delivering what is needed I am concerned about us meeting the GDPR deadline and delivering what is needed I am extremely concerned about us meeting the GDPR deadline and delivering what is needed EMEA DE FR UK
  6. 6. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.6 Who is responsible for your business' data compliance?
  7. 7. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.7 Responses towards compliance responsibility within EMEA Who is responsible for your business’ data compliance? 51% 46% 37% 2% 43% 47% 40% 3% 53% 43% 36% 1% 58% 49% 35% 3% With the company that produces the data With any company that processes the data With third-party cloud providers I don't know EMEA DE FR UK Companies are struggling with the responsibilities for compliance:  Half of EMEA respondents believe that responsibility lies with the company producing the data.  Less than half say responsibility for compliancy lays with the company that processes the data.  Over a third of EMEA respondents say responsibility for their data lays with third-party cloud providers.
  8. 8. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.8 What is your level of preparedness for GDPR regulation?
  9. 9. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.9 Level of preparedness within EMEA Which of these statements best describe your level of preparedness for GDPR? 49% 35% 14% 2% 44% 42% 11% 3% 53% 33% 12% 1% 50% 30% 18% 2% We have made some GDPR preparations but are not yet fully compliant with the regulation We have made all the necessary GDPR preparations and are fully compliant with the regulation We have not yet made any preparations I don't know what preparations we need to make to be compliant with the regulation EMEA DE FR UK  Preparations for GDPR are slow moving, with more than a tenth of respondents yet to make any preparations at all.  Almost half of EMEA respondents have made some preparations ahead of the GDPR deadline.  Germany stands as the most prepared nation, followed by France and then UK.
  10. 10.  Only a third of respondents across EMEA say they are investing extra funds in preparation for the GDPR deadline.  Germany is the most prepared region with over a quarter saying they have already hired specific personnel with data protection expertise. Impact of GDPR on business’ Cloud strategy within EMEA © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.10 How does the GDPR and European data privacy legislation in general influence your cloud strategy? 50% 37% 25% 18% 21% 6% 46% 33% 26% 15% 27% 6% 55% 40% 20% 14% 20% 6% 50% 38% 28% 24% 17% 5% We will continue to invest into public cloud services and ensure compliance with data regulation requirements like GDPR We are investing more resources into data regulation compliance We are considering scaling back our public cloud services investment We have already started lowering our public cloud services investment We have hired specific personnel with expertise in data protection We do not think GDPR has been or will be a major influence on our cloud strategy EMEA DE FR UK
  11. 11. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.11 What are your primary motivations for cloud adoption?
  12. 12. © 2017 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved.12 Primary motivation for cloud adoption within EMEA What are your primary motivations for cloud adoption?  Only a good quarter regard compliance with regulation as a key motivation for cloud adoption.  Over half regard security as a motivation.  This highlights the fact that businesses are still not focused on the issue of compliance – a crucial element of GDPR. Data in percentages 56 55 54 52 48 47 45 30 29 29 59 59 53 46 51 48 53 38 33 29 57 56 57 61 53 47 41 28 32 30 53 49 52 50 40 47 39 24 21 28 Security Flexibility Cost savings Ease of use Reliability Scalability Data protection Data privacy Access to data Compliance with data regulation EMEA DE FR UK
  13. 13. Thank you.

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