Guest post by Angelina Harper.
Cloud computing has become a global phenomenon since the concept emerged a decade ago. For technology buyers ,it has democratized access to advanced software; it gives startups and small businesses access to a sophisticated IT infrastructure on an “on-demand” basis. For vendors, it simplifies sales and support while making revenue streams more predictable.
Forrester predicts that the cloud software market will grow to $411 billion by 2022. This indicates the enthusiastic embrace of cloud computing by businesses of all sizes.
What exactly is cloud computing? To put it simply, it is a way of using remote servers to access files, host databases, and run applications. The benefits of cloud computing include scalability, robustness, and cost-effectiveness.
Cloud computing is still evolving. It is expanding in a variety of directions, giving rise to a number of trends. Understanding these trends will help you leverage cloud computing most effectively for the needs of your organization.