Cloud computing started as a casual and a fancy way of doing business but over the last couple of years, it has rightfully earned its place among the core disruptors of the modern high-tech world. Cloud computing has established itself as a full-fledged vertical in the digital industry. The pace at which itsinteracting with the rapidly growing data and analytics expanse suggest that there are myriads of opportunities for cloud computing to become much bigger and more versatile. Following are some of the aspects of cloud computing that may trend in the year 2016.
Moving Data to Cloud Will Get Easier
2016 will be all about simple methods for transferring data from within the organization as well as from different web platforms into the cloud ecosystem. With techniques like self-service cloud analytics and data prep solutions, moving data into the cloud will become a lot easier and quicker.
Hybrid cloud means using your public cloud and private cloud in synchronization to accomplish best efficiency and performance. Enterprises can use hybrid cloud to enjoy best of both worlds and drive stellar results. This type of cloud helps in segregating data as per their confidentiality. Private or confidential information can be kept safe in the private cloud whereas files or information that does not have confidentiality issues can be in the public cloud.
Setting New Security Standards
More businesses are embracing cloud computing in their organization. This reliance towards cloud needs strong backing up from security point of view. The continuous growth in the usage of cloud has pushed the organizations to reinforce cloud security. Data security in cloud computing will take a front seat in 2016 and new measures will be seen to tighten data security.
Seeing the rapid adoption of cloud computing in almost all sorts of businesses, there might be a need for liaising agents. It's like providing brokerage service for cloud computing. Companies can describe their need based on which the right cloud service can be suggested. Companies working for anon-IT domain can majorly benefit from such services.
So far cloud computing has received wide acceptance. The next big wave in this domain can be application-focused services that can deliver time-based analytics, micro service support and Omni-channel support for next generation applications.
Designing Software Keeping Cloud in Mind
As cloud deployment is becoming more and more pronounced; soon there will be a new class of companies that will start designing software applications keeping cloud architecture in mind. If applications are created around the cloud, the maximum benefit of cloud can be harnessed. Many enterprises should give this a shot.
Software container is another technology that could be seen dominating 2016. Using this, you can seamlessly move software from one environment to another whether you want to shift it from laptop to data centre, or from a test platform to virtual environment. Generally, moving a soft ware from one platform to another causes an erroneous situation due to change of operating system. Software containers help to run software applications in any environment. Any incompatibility can be easily ignored.
There is an insistent need for software applications that can deliver continuous results irrespective of the platform it has to work on or any other infrastructural issues. Cloud fulfills these criteria and lets you access the applications seamlessly incorporating the updates and latest changes without any glitch.
IoT Gaining Momentum
IoT showed some of its promising sides in 2015, but 2016 is the year it should really start picking up momentum. A whopping rise of 30% in IoT devices is expected in this year and enterprises will account for spending a hefty amount of funds incorporating this segment in the business.
Hyper-Converged Cloud Platform for Steady Growth
Chances are very high that your next cloud service provider will build its architecture on a hyper-converged platform. As the demand for cloud services are increasing at an exponential pace, service providers are moving towards hyper-converged platforms to increase scalability and reduce the cost of maintenance. It is predicted that the spending on hyper-convergence will nearly double from 2015 to 2016 accounting to an increase from $806.8 million to nearly $1.6 billion.
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