By Sneha Bokil - September 01, 2020 3 mins read
Cloud usage is expected to become completely disconnected from centralized infrastructure by next year.
Since the beginning of 2020, IT departments have been dealing with the extreme load of the remote workforce. They had to handle to focus on key parameters like scaling of VPNs, network up-gradation, security adjustments, and managing employees ISP provider for a more reliable bandwidth, among others.
The current state of cutting-edge enterprise solutions has made it possible for businesses to continue working even in the pandemic. Hundreds of employees are geographically scattered and are continuing to telecommute thanks to virtual IT systems.
In a bid to make this a long-term reality, many organizations are slated to go entirely on the cloud by 2021.
Even in terms of strategy, it is important for organizations to move rapidly to public cloud-based resources, including IaaS and SaaS. Although the adoption has been gradually increasing over the past several years, it is expected to further accelerate by the next year. Companies will place complex workloads in the queue for relocation to cloud or MSPs.
There has been a spike in the growth of data centres over the past couple of years. This has led to the identification and understanding of new vulnerabilities. There has also been an immense amount of learning about multiple risks of owning and maintaining owned hardware and software.
Organizations will also focus on eliminating facilities to a minimum as it is unnecessary to own or lease an office space if it is not going to be used. Although it is difficult to see organizations completely abandoning commercial space, the liability costs would make them share offices and conference rooms.
Companies across globe have witnessed in the pandemic that the work from culture is important and can be adapted. Several organizations that are equipped with the necessary tools and the infrastructure to support a functional remote workforce; however, not all of them are ready to embrace it. Managers and leaders will take time to adapt to this change it will take time for them to measure employee performance and work processes. It is a huge responsibility for employees to take initiatives to continuously improve these practices along with employers.
The journey to a disconnected enterprise will be difficult and depend on the size of the enterprise. It is good time to think in that direction and take gradual steps.
Sneha Bokil is a Senior Editor with OnDot Media. She writes editorials on an array of topics ranging from IoT, AI, ML, and cloud computing, among others. She has over 9 years of experience in the field of content creation, where she has written on technology, both enterprise and consumer, and finance.
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