By Sudipta Choudhury - March 05, 2021 3 Mins Read
With CIOs prioritizing their cloud-centric digital infrastructure budgets, cloud services are predominantly driving the way amid the suffering economy.
Cloud services are predominantly driving the way for most organizations today. Companies are adopting advanced technology and switching to the cloud to sustain in the new economy. As a result, organizations are raising their cloud-centric digital infrastructure budgets.
In fact, an IDC study revealed that the total spending on cloud services would exceed $1 trillion by 2024, with a CAGR of 15.7%. This is effective for hardware and software components associated with cloud services as well as managed services opportunities.
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Experts believe enterprise adoption of cloud will hit a tipping point this year, and more companies will prioritize vendors. In fact, technology leaders are aiming for data portability, true multi-cloud flexibility, and a robust disaster recovery capability for any mission-critical workloads.
The quick adoption of the cloud will soon change the market landscape, creating new demands. Increasingly, companies will not want to be stuck using default solutions in a cloud provider, and businesses will begin to see a broader trend of professionals organizing their cloud infrastructure from various vendors.
The experts noted this would undoubtedly ease the remote working norms – making it more manageable and efficient. Many organizations will continue following the remote working for a long time. Hence, network security, as well as data privacy concerns, will remain a significant challenge.
Certainly, with the rising cloud adoption across industries, companies are confronting critical trials in terms of compliance and total business security. As per Amdocs, nearly 60% of companies consider this as their most significant risk linked with future cloud adoption.
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Thus, there are likely to be more cloud breaches even more. Even businesses moved to the cloud, undoubtedly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the growing confidence in private, public, and hybrid data cloud indicated the way for new technical challenges.
And such concerns will continue to drive more cyber threats. The cloud-based security threats owing to misconfigured security measures, while they lack monitoring, show a way for security testing and stricter security protocols. This sudden rise in cloud adoption indicates a surge in trust for infrastructure security.
In its essence, technology companies globally are actively helping users to migrate into cloud environments while building innovations and combatting risks. The advent of consumption-related IT services is projected to power public cloud-based competencies in the on-premises business ecosystem.
Clearly, the implementation of cloud services is empowering businesses to shift their IT operations from legacy IT to advanced digital transformation initiatives. This helps to moderate complexity and to restructure the cost of enterprises – ultimately, get more revenue.
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