Cloud is available everywhere: according to Gartner, public cloud spending is predicted to reach $ 396 billion by 2021 and grow 21.7% to $ 482 billion by 2022. And by 2026, Gartner predicts that cloud revenue will exceed 45% of total corporate IT revenue, from under 17% in 2021.
But how do companies understand the benefits that the cloud can have – as well as potential constraints – as they rush to move? In a dynamic, complex environment, provided by major cloud players would not allow for the necessary integration and improvement that modern organizations expect. At the same time, as companies move to digital transformation, the number of businesses they use is growing in each department.
This means that companies may need to re-evaluate and re-evaluate the attitudes that occur in the cloud as well as reconsider some of their financial choices. For example, more and more businesses do not want to be banned from using the same company software, and they have the opportunity to use open source software. The proliferation of cloud-based software applications with open source technology offers alternative ways to compete with the owners of cloud-based construction companies.
As a result, the nature of cloud services — and the issues that organizations need to consider — is changing. Here, we are discussing the ideas that most people think about around the cloud and what organizations should consider to benefit from the cloud.
Hint: Moving to the cloud will reduce costs and increase security
The two main points of moving to the cloud are the opportunity to reduce all IT costs and take advantage of improved security. However, while it is possible to save money, in most cases, corporations pay extra fees, and costs can accumulate. For example, cloud-based cloud services are often more expensive than automated ones, which are in place if managed as a basis for IT. In the cloud, companies pay for flexibility to deliver faster, discount, and growth, and have the opportunity to take advantage of this flexibility to reduce costs.
This has led to cloud recovery: in 2019, the IDC predicted that up to 50% of public cloud operations will be redirected to a private storage site or cloud to use the best way to load work.
In terms of security, the cloud may have more advanced features that are easier to use than home appliances. However, the establishment of a public cloud could open the door to a more complex security – which the organization may not have adequate control over. A a recent IDC study found that almost every company encountered some form of cloud data problem. This means that businesses need to consider and monitor their IT security goals in any cloud environment.
Tip: Sticking to one cloud provider is good for the business
As simple as it may be, many business organizations find that a single-box cloud format does not meet its flexible needs. High-end IT organizations are able to access both cost-effective and market-oriented opportunities by shifting the workload between cloud providers, as well as between cloud and space.
It is also important to understand that the “cloud provider” is not limited to the three major cloud vendors – over time more and more ISVs become cloud providers on their own. For example, a high-end user can rely on high performance, high performance, and high flexibility that are not available in cloud-based offerings. Additionally, if the user is using an open database such as PostgreSQL, they may require that their repository be supported by an agent that is a core company, not a construction company that performs many other functions and more. work. Nowadays, due to the practice of removing cloud functions, organizations are able to redirect their database placement to the cloud.
Finally, even hybrid construction can reduce costs and increase flexibility, as businesses take on more today these challenges. It is complex and time-consuming to move data and archives, and it is extremely difficult to free and move away from data-driven objects. Independent cloud vendors can help save money by eliminating cloud-based services, which offer the freedom and flexibility offered through the cloud-agnostic approach.
Hint: A cloud is a solid place that cannot be changed
Cloud is one of the cells the fastest growing areas of IT funding in all industries. But when studies show that 92% of IT sites are already in the cloud, the corporate cloud implementation remains a priority which will be a major change for all businesses. Away from a solid, immovable environment, cloud technology is constantly evolving.
One major change in technology in the cloud over the past decade has been the continuous, dramatic decline in the cost of computer and architecture. The development of development tools and the use of programming languages have also become easier, which has led to the development of development tools in the field of IT professionals, spreading across the organization.
Finally, as corporations prioritize the development of a single human cloud, cloud computing technology has become widespread among retailers of various services. These developers are developing the ability to create cloud-based applications — such as a database as a function — that lacks power from the public cloud and changes the meaning of managed tasks.
Cloud Switch: Efficiency
While there is an amazing growth and a lot of power and discussion of the cloud, it is still early in the cloud. What is changing as corporations come out early in the cloud is that companies want to revert to top management, rather than just looking at a single cloud vendor. This leads to a multi-cloud approach that involves a more robust transition between a traditional site and a public cloud: according to Gartner’s 2020 cloud consumer cloud survey, 76% of respondents also said they were using more than one cloud.
New independent software developers are entering the upcoming, evolving, changing service delivery platform to meet customer needs and provide more expertise in other cloud and open platforms. Ultimately, as cloud services move through this inconsistent path and move away from monolithic architecture, the cloud effort will be the link between control and ease. Companies need to think critically about the applications they can use from large cloud vendors and the services that independent cloud providers can provide with the necessary expertise.
The article was produced by Insights, a regular part of MIT Technology Review. Not written by MIT Technology Review authors.