8 Cloud Computing Trends Through 2015

8 Cloud Computing Trends Through 2015

“Expect to see the cloud mature as a platform for hybrid operations in 2015. New hopes, new accomplishments, new cloud data centers achieving new efficiencies through containers.”

Cloud Computing has a significant potential impact on every aspect of IT and how users access applications, business services and information. Although the potential for cloud computing is significant, the depth of cloud computing’s impact and the level of adoption over time are still uncertain and therefore requires frequent review.

In order to avoid costly mistakes or to avoid missing latest trending marketing opportunities over the next few years, Gartner comments it is imperative to continually monitor cloud computing trends and stay updated with enterprise’s cloud strategy and cloud trends.

Research and Updates:

  • Gartner Research declared that the global cloud market will expand to $250 billion by 2017.
  • Cloud computing trends 2015 depict that about half of the world enterprises will be deploying hybrid clouds.
  • Some of the Top market leaders in the multi-cloud interconnection and hybrid platform space are Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Cisco Intercloud, and IBM’s SoftLayer.
  • The market leaders are working with key hosting providers globally to enable hybrid cloud systems as fast as possible.

Certain important questions need to be answered and therefore, with this blog of mine readers will get to know the cloud computing trends in 2015. To start with, we should strive to learn more about the following two stuff:

  • Evolution of cloud computing in 2015.
  • The key trends which need tracking across private cloud, hybrid clouds and public clouds.

Key Trends:

1- Rise in Cloud Number and Types of Services:
Cloud computing trends 2015 suggest that enterprises’ IT departments will undergo a sharp rise in their adoption of cloud services which will mean they will have to adopt to increasing pressure to reduce cost while compromising little on productivity. The balance gets shifted from client/server to cloud based applications. Survey speaks that by the end of year 2015, most of the enterprises will have the majority of their data storage, disaster backup recovery and business intelligence apps delivered by cloud service providers.

“Good news is that around 77 per cent IT professionals are planning to deploy to multiple clouds within next 12 months.”

2- Tall Promises Come in Small Packets:
Cloud promises to deliver a range of benefits which include a wiser shift from capital-intensive to operational cost models with lower overall cost, reduced complexity and greater agility. This will be a high value addition for businesses and activities which supports business innovation with potentially lower risks.

3- Global Cloud Deployments:
The global expansion will be driven by cloud. Even the high-growth enterprises which drive increased revenue through globalization will be turning to cloud services regardless of the geographical location. They will soon understand that there is no point in building expensive and expansive data centers and applications worldwide while hiring local IT support staff to run them. This is a costly deal keeping in mind that you can lease such services from global pool of providers.

Cloud computing trends 2015 explains that winning companies will commit to the cloud and never look back.

4- Best of Breed Solutions:
Enterprises will enjoy the benefits of adopting to a variety of best solutions which will ensure better performance and more flexibility. It shall also offer them better choice and interoperability. Those companies who relied on vendor lock-in have to re-consider their previous successful business models.

5- Embrace Hybrid Cloud Architecture:
A hybrid cloud strategy brings to business best performance at lower cost. From the world-class companies to small and medium enterprises, they shall all choose hybrid cloud architecture and service delivery. Cloud trends show that by the end of this year it will be very difficult to find companies relying solely on client/server applications.

6- Outsource the outsourcing of cloud services:
There is a comprehensive visibility about hundreds of cloud providers that they are developing applications and other services which can help companies excel. Many companies will even outsource the outsourcing of their cloud computing services.

7- Adoption of Private Cloud Connections for Addressing Security Concerns:
Research reports that approximately 72 percent of IT professionals consider better security as the top benefit for a direct connection to cloud providers therefore recognizing the clear benefits which provide over access via the public internet. Furthermore, the enterprises deploying multi cloud architectures will necessarily require secure, high performance private connections which are optimized, are on-demand, provide access to multiple cloud using multiple technologies across multiple global access points.

8- Multi-tenant Data Centers:
Cloud trends show that cloud providers and enterprises will dominate the cloud landscape in the time to come. Multitenant data centers bring companies closer thereby giving access to vast number of resources. This triggers faster time to market and access, ease of services, flexibility and cost services while deploying and consuming cloud services.

Conclusively, the cloud trends and related technologies will keep evolving and changing rapidly. The depth by which Cloud has been impacting all our lives makes it rank among the most sought-after technology trends around the world.


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Ajeet Singh

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Ajeet is responsible for driving sales, forging strategic partnerships and managing key Client relationships in the United States and Canada. In the past, Ajeet has held consulting roles with various global technology leaders, such as Globallogic & HSBC in India.
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