BuddeComm Intelligence Report - The Cloud Computing Revolution
The true potential of Cloud computing deployment is revealing itself. It has become one of the fastest growing areas for the IT sector and cloud computing solutions are being adopted by enterprises; government and consumers alike.
For enterprises, the development of cloud computing takes the form of a business transition and therefore company strategies and policies need to be changed before its potential can be monetised by businesses. Cloud computing should be seen as a valuable business tool one that will differentiate the company from others.
Cloud security and privacy are issues which require scrutiny and there are growing concerns about data ownership. If these concerns can be overcome, along with the right standardisations and infrastructure put in place - then we will really see this industry thrive.
This BuddeComm Intelligence report explores some of the key issues and trends surrounding cloud computing. It provides key global statistics and recent developments.
In 2014 IBM continues to expand the number of data centres it operates to deliver cloud services; Around 5% of the top 1000 companies worldwide use cloud services; PaaS is currently concentrated on the developed markets but will eventually reach developing markets as the technology matures; Safety and security concerns are leading towards companies taking a multi-cloud approach and using two or more cloud solutions in order to minimise risk if one of the services becomes compromised in any way; Cloud TV developments continue in 2014.