Future of Cloud Computing
A large majority of companies around the globe are steadily diverting their business operations away from traditional computing models and locals servers and into the cloud. Either through public, private or hybrid clouds businesses are succumbing to the multiple advantages offered by cloud computing.
The autonomous nature of cloud computing enables a company’s work-force access to data wherever and whenever they need it allowing businesses more time to focus on business rather than IT maintenance and operational logistics. Making the transition to the cloud includes a multitude of real-world benefits such as:
- Scalability of IT resources without additional infrastructure investments
- Automation of IT maintenance
- Affordable and fixed monthly payments
- Instant global access to data and overall greater accessibility
- Versatile testing and training platforms
- Cost and expenditure reductions
Security Misconceptions about Cloud Computing A common argument and misconception about cloud computing is that essentially you are surrendering control of your data over to a third party company. This has led many to believe that data stored in the cloud is more susceptible to theft as third-party storage systems present a security breach risk as hackers view them as high value targets. Interestingly enough the opposite is true, as companies who specialize in cloud systems spend a large amount of time and resources on data security. The truth is that the sheer amount of resources that cloud providers are able to allocate towards security and data protection is far beyond the capabilities that small or even medium sized businesses are able to devote to security. Cloud Computing in 2014 2014 will be an even bigger year for cloud computing with more businesses set to adopt the cloud, its exponential growth will continue. What makes cloud computing so appealing isn’t just the fact that it stream lines your business it is the immense scalability that comes along with it. Here are just a few things that cloud users can look forward to in 2014:
- Rise of Hybrid Clouds – 2014 will see a substantial increase in the sophistication and flexibility offered by hybrid clouds. Users will be able to enjoy the cost effective benefits of public clouds while taking advantage of the powerful security and operational advantages offered by private clouds.
- GAAS (Graphics as a Service) – In 2014 a standard HTML5 browsers will be sufficient enough for end users to run cloud based graphic technologies without the associated infrastructure previously required to do so. Just another way that cloud computing is stream-lining business.
- Cloud Identity Management Solutions – Though many misconceptions about cloud security have been debunked, it is still a hot topic. Cloud Identity Management Solutions will take cloud security to the next level in 2014, allowing much greater control
- Proactive Application Monitoring – Proactive Application Monitoring technology is becoming widespread among businesses as it becomes more readily available. But in 2014 advancements in predictive technology and software will further optimize this technology making Proactive Application Monitoring more robust, accurate and an integral part of business operation, allowing disaster to be foreseen and adverted thereby mitigating system damage. This prevents downtime and makes companies safer and more reliable.
- Centralized Data – Centralized data is the future of cloud computing, allowing companies to build immense databases. Patient care is improvable with centralized data within immense databases.
Future of Cloud Computing Trending cloud technologies and the mass acceptance and adoption of cloud systems indicates that the future is bright for cloud computing. More and more companies are realizing that in order to stay ahead of the competition, staying up-to-date and implementing the latest cloud applications and technological developments is essential to maintaining a sharp edge in a highly competitive market. Cloud systems allow businesses to complete tasks faster and in a more efficient fashion, while increasing security, decreasing expenditure and improving productivity.
By Alliance Sales & Marketing Solutions