Cloud Computing has surprised us by its vast uses and it is getting bigger and bigger. Take a few examples- Unlimited storage of the emails for infinite time, 120 hours of videos every minute are getting uploaded on YouTube, and to support new smartphones, a server gets activated every 10 seconds and these are just a few uses of Cloud Computing.
The future has a great promise when it comes to the cloud. No doubt, cloud computing has taken off in the recent years with business applications and new innovations. But knowing where will be the cloud computing by the end of the decade can be very useful to the organizations.
Cloud computing is a kind of computer hard drive with a difference of storing and accessing data over the internet. When the data is stored on the hard drive, it’s called a local storage and computing. How will cloud computing evolve? And how will it affect the future? Are some of the questions an organization aims to find out the answers to. Here are some predictions for the companies that look to cloud computing being cost-effective in a long-term.
More Application Availability in the Cloud
It’s estimated that by the end of 2020, more than a quarter of all applications will be available on the cloud. More than 58 percent of the companies spend about 10 percent of their annual budget on the cloud, while about 56 percent of the companies think cloud to be a strategic differentiator. As researchers predicted, there will be about 8.2 billion active mobile devices by the end of the decade with more and more applications to follow. Applications will be made available on the cloud to build and deploy applications that would lead to better technology and faster response time.
Migration to Private Clouds with More Education
Companies are starting to know the differences between public, private and hybrid cloud computing. Companies opting to stay with the shared clouds will have the risk of the slower performance and more security threats, which would result in the migration to private clouds in the future.
Increased Hybrid Cloud Computing
Some industry leader predicts that about 50 percent of the companies will have hybrid clouds by 2017. As we see a number of companies are adopting cloud, we see CIOs are crafting new and well though strategies, which includes hybrid cloud. If it was possible, then everything available in the businesses would have moved to the cloud because of today’s complex environment. Which is why hybrid gives more reasons for businesses like on and off premises which allow organizations to achieve the highest performance of on-premises solutions and also cloud business model’s management convenience.
Increased Growth of Cloud in the Market
The cloud has been developing over the years and will be accelerating globally in the future. Enterprises have been relying on the cloud to market, develop, and manage supply chains, sell products and more. Industry experts expect cloud adoption to hit USD 250 billion by 2017. They also expect that the worldwide SaaS(Software as a Service) would grow at an outstanding rate of 20.2 percent every year. With the kind of growth SaaS is promising; it will not be surprising to say that companies will be looking for Cloud Computing as a service.
Increased Cloud Development
More development will be going to the cloud. As cloud computing is evolving, we can expect more and more developers going towards the cloud development. An 85 percent of the new applications are being built with the cloud in mind, which expect to major resources going towards the cloud development. Companies can expect an increase in the third party, commercial and enterprise developers and API exchanges. Cloud development will also give us more reasons to adopt it.
More Innovation Due to Cloud
The cloud space has given way to better products, services, and innovation due to increased competition. The cloud will make the traditional phenomenon that refers to how companies required to become like the competitors in order to achieve high mainstream success. With the kind of growth and innovation, the cloud has given to the industry so far, and it would be easy to say that more innovation will be made due to the cloud.
End of Traditional Infrastructure
Due to the evolving features of the cloud, software can be expected to almost completely stay away from hardware, since many companies are starting to search many applications available online by eliminating the need to keep buying new servers. Companies can expect software applications to get more complex and larger for scalability. The emphasis will be mostly on modular software since applications tend to get larger. The modular software will require a novel approach to the technology by saying goodbye to the traditional infrastructure.
The Cloud Computing is leading the industry towards the revolution and only those companies will survive who will adopt the cloud computing, ultimately Cloud will be ruling the future.