Asia Pacific is poised to outperform as they lead the world into the digital age, driven by cloud computing technologies.
The Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2016 released by the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is based on a study which measures the cloud readiness of economies along 10 parameters.
There were some upsets in the Asia Pacific rankings, with Hong Kong claiming the top position, climbing four spots and toppling two-time leading country Japan, which dropped four places to #5.
Singapore climbed two ranks into second place, while Taiwan (#6), Philippines (#9), Indonesia (#11) and India (#12) also climbed the ranks.
Countries that fell in the rankings include New Zealand (#3), Australia (#4), South Korea (#7), Thailand (#10), and China (#13). Holding steady are Malaysia (#8) and Vietnam (#14).
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