With Cloud computing, sky is really the limit. This has been agreed by majority Of the technology companies, research analysts and even the top IT companies that the future of info technology is in the clouds. Despite, the critique made by the Oracle Chief executive officer Larry Ellison in 2010, who tagged cloud computing as just another fad has further stated that cloud also shares a sad fate like EDI’s and SOA’s and will be shortly going to fade away from the IT field. Disapproving the announcement made by the Oracle Chief executive officer, IDC Research Director, Dan Yachi negated by quoting, Cloud computing will be much more than simply buzz.
From a VC viewpoint, the even better news will be that cloud computing will be still far from maturity. There are various technology gaps which aren’t yet filled, particularly in the regions of cloud enablement, management, monitoring, and security. This will be compelling the established enterprises to make the most of the technology in the bid to fly in the clouds. Based on a latest survey conducted by the renowned Research firm Gartner, more than 50% of companies have already taken advantage of cloud based solutions that’s slated to produce a growth rate of 17% every year. And on the other hand, Apple Chief executive officer Jobs did sense the potential of cloud when he decided to release the iCloud storage service to get the iOS devices, caring a twig on the patent problems that surrounded his goodwill.
Seems like cloud inventions are shortly going to turn cloudier. Well we cannot gauge the intensity of this technology unless we delve into the future trends of cloud computing. There is no doubt about it that cloud computing will be the tacit business model of the present corporate world. CIO’s and top managers are literally getting their skates on to spot the perfect cloud based solution to get their business operations. The destiny of cloud services seems closed when instances like the US. Department of Agriculture selecting Microsoft as their cloud service providers comes up. Businesses nowadays really find it difficult to stand out in this competitive environment.
With cloud computing, there is always a new beginning and solution to the most complex problems, that too at a faster and cost efficient manner. Cloud computing has only arrived in time to meet a few of the most critical business needs with technological trends, particularly in the mobile realm. CSP’S like Orange and Verizon Communications has joined the cloud wagon together with Charter And Comcast with their partnerships with Exchange and Sharepoint are overly playing hard to have their share of the pie. Smaller enterprises with no separate IT department may also expect to get a brighter future with cloud’s pay-as you avail services. Earlier, cloud had certain concern with security, but it’s come out of its drawbacks.