Challenges of cloud technology worldwide 2016

The statistic reveals the top challenges behind cloud technology adoption according to chief information officers (CIOs) worldwide, as of 2016. As of that time, 49 percent of respondents identified data loss and privacy risks as one of the top challenges when adopting cloud technology.

Challenges when using or adopting cloud technology worldwide, as of 2016

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Release date

May 2016



Survey time period

December 12, 2015 to April 10, 2016

Number of respondents

3,352 respondents

Special properties

CIOs and IT leaders across 82 countries

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: "What are your top three biggest challenges when adopting cloud?"
Multiple responses were possible.

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