There is a visible decline of on-premise hosting and a continuous increase in hosting software on the cloud. If current trends are maintained, the crossover will occur somewhere in 2014. In this year, there will be about equal instances of both on-premise and cloud based software deployment.
Since IT powerhouses as well as even small and medium enterprises are increasingly making their presence felt in the cloud computing sector, operational challenges do pop up frequently, which, if not dealt with immediately could stall your continuity leading to loss of revenue as well as reputation. One of the major challenges faced by enterprises resorting to cloud based business models is migration of key business applications onto the cloud.
The cloud is, by nature, flexible. This means that a transitional approach towards a successful migration to the cloud is usually the best option. The key to changing how we view computing is to start thinking of computing as a service, as one additional utility your company hires.
While there are enterprises that have fully implemented cloud infrastructures, many others are still in the contemplation or planning phase. In a report entitled “Sizing the Cloud” by Forrester, the research indicated that the global market for cloud computing is expected to reach $241 billion by the year 2020.
The adoption of cloud computing in the tourism industry can guarantee economies of scale and innovation.
The United States Department of Defense (DoD) has long been one of the foremost early adopters of new technology. In fact, the DoD has had an essential role in accelerating the advance of various technologies and having a tremendous impact on the private sector and commercial market.
More and more businesses are discovering that cloud computing can save them a lot of headaches when it comes to managing their server. By offloading the tasks of running hardware and software to an offsite cloud provider, cloud computing enables companies to focus better on core business services and management issues.
Many enterprises are starting to recognize the benefits of migrating legacy IT systems to the cloud. However with some organizations the concerns over security and privacy still prevail, especially when it comes to a public cloud environment.
The learning curve of businesses in cloud migration is advancing as little by little they discover ways on how to efficiently manage their processes.
The road to virtual servers is paved with good intentions and bad planning. More and more these days companies are discovering that finding the best way to move their businesses from desktop to the cloud must include precise planning.