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Digital Adoption in India: DX Trends for 2021

Discover the top trends of digital adoption in India in 2021. 

As we all have experienced, digital transformation has been literally transforming industries and business cultures from all around the world. Even amidst the gloomy year 2020 has brought each one of us, DX shows its beam of light continually flashing.

Among the countries that have been hardly struck by the pandemic, India is one of the most widely affected. But how does DX help India overcome the business disruption?

In this post, we will be uncovering different DX trends that stood out in India this 2021.

Top DX Trends of Digital Adoption in India

1. Cybersecurity

Adapting to the new normal of digitalization, companies and all sorts of industries now see the dire need of focusing on cybersecurity.

During the adaptation process, many hacking attempts have been experienced.  For instance, data breaches, malicious attacks, server disruptions, and threats. 

In addition, WFM and remote systems are becoming the new norm. Of course, these advancements caused operations to boost. But malicious actors, on the other hand, takes these as more open doors for launching their intentions.

As a result, more budget will be allocated for cybersecurity 2021 and in the coming years. Besides, new rules and strategies will be at the post to combat attacks more effectively.

2. User & Data Privacy

The same with cybersecurity, user and data privacy is of utmost priority as more connections develop more freely. Not to mention, regulatory protocols, like the GDPR, are supervising today’s operations more closely. 

By all means, the pandemic boosts the surge of more digital transformation initiatives. Along with it, are the threats concerning the user and data privacy being shared on the cloud. That is why in 2021, many industries focus on providing their users with the confidentiality and security of personal data.

3. Hybrid Cloud Architecture

Companies will be keener to adopt the hybrid cloud architecture. Through this technology, a massive bulk of data can be better catered to while not compromising privacy and confidentiality.

Not to mention that today’s top tech giants are using this hybrid nature of the cloud. For instance, Google, AWS, Azure, and Oracle. Besides, more innovation of the technology will develop as needs may more require.

4. Work-from-home & Remote Teams

Because of the pandemic, companies have been forced to send their workers to a work-from-home setup. Also, remote teams and virtual working spaces are now being the new norm.

As the pandemic continues to make its waves, this way of working is considered to be a necessity. This has opened new discoveries of the possibilities that the cloud can offer for the digital ecosystem.

Besides, this new normal setup causes an increase in sales of network components, IoT tools and sensors, mobile devices, and computers. Not to mention the growing fame of video conferencing and project management tools.

5. 5G

With more connections in need, more trustworthy and faster bandwidth are becoming the necessity for operations to continue. This is why 5G technology has been recognized today as a significant element in thriving the digital ecosystem.

This year, 5G mobile phones are on the rise. Perhaps with more affordable rates that can be more accessible to the target market.