Nearly 70 percent of enterprise organizations are currently migrating data for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications to the cloud, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said these business-critical ERP apps (SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics) lead to many migration challenges and concerns.

The top cloud migration concerns among the 200 managers, executives, and enterprise staff surveyed include the moving of sensitive data (65 percent), security (59 percent), compliance challenges (54 percent), disruption of business operations (47 percent), and time to migrate data (46 percent).

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You need to take these kinds of reports with a grain or two of salt, because they are often paid for by cloud technology providers. However, this is pretty much what I’ve been seeing in the last year and anticipate for 2019.

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