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Cloud Computing – Eight Trends One Should Know Today!

The affluent Cloud Computing contemplated vibrant 2014. Standing on the midway of 2015, Hybrid Cloud has taken well preference driving cloud to a new paradigm. Both Microsoft and Google enhanced their public cloud offerings to compete with Amazon Web Services, investment in cloud solutions increased. Cloud computing has been cordially welcomed from personal users, SMBs and Enterprises and not to forget the Varsities, leveraging on-demand access to pliable resources on a pay per use mode. It’s just the verge of cloud vicinity the territorial change will happen in the ongoing 2015-16.

Let’s sneak the Latest Trends on Cloud – 2015-16:

HYBRID CLOUD– The first choice of CIOs


The introduction of HYBRID CLOUD will end the prolonged skeptic of users whether to adopt private cloud or public cloud. In 2015, more organisations will understand the benefits of integrated public cloud, private cloud and local, on-premise IT.

CIOs have begun to realize that a single cloud strategy is no longer viable to buffet their strategic needs. In 2014, it has been well-versed that CIOs see the hybrid cloud as their first strategy priority and this trend is expected to continue for this very year, with more companies opting for a cloud strategy that gives them the ability to provide hybrid cloud services as part of a properly managed and governed IT portfolio.

Yes, Mobile Cloud Computing!

Mobile Cloud Computing

With business and personal mobility is off concern, the working ecosystem has changed drastically. Geo-physical work corridors have invited new working experience which means just not sitting back and hitting your key-pads for long hours.

As business myths asserts ‘Business today means matching your tie color with your attire’ meaning that the strategies of triumphant business includes your presence and your perennial availability.

This new business behavioral is fostering the evolution of mobile cloud computing.  IBM reckons that 2015 will be the generation of Mobile data which comprehensively reflect one trillion cloud-ready devices connected to the internet. This growth will facilitate an influx of new mobile cloud technology. For example, your favorite software applications will have user-friendly mobile apps and sites. Your email will work seamlessly across your mobile, tablet and PC. Cloud computing is enabling this movement to mobile because all the important data and software is hosted in a cloud environment – easily available via the internet.

BYOD has already been nudged by the organisations leveraging them the ability to access email on the go.

If you can promote a mobile-first environment, you’ll be able to take advantage of increased productivity. So no more sitting idle in business trips as one can be available answering mails, messages from anywhere, anytime.

Cloud Inc. to Progress new Degree of Price List

Cloud Inc. to Progress new Degree of Price List

The new shift of Pricing and validation will increasingly take shape in public cloud structure throughout 2015. The

first priority pricing to enlist Amazon, Azure, SoftLayer, and Google Compute/App Engines with upfront independent developers, startups, small businesses, and tech-savvy dabblers will avail to a low-price, minimalist infrastructure needs.

Few of them are up shooting, surging to capitalize on the model set by Digital Ocean.

DigitalOcean, which is now the third-largest hosting provider in the world, reports.

Rejuvenation of the Company-Owned Data Centers

Rejuvenation of the Company-Owned Data Centers

According to Amazon’s veteran, cloud computing will throw a significant impact the way applications are designed, built and used. Hence in the coming five years, the company owned data-centers will be revamped. Selipsky also Reports slated the ways in which this will eventually become possible:

  • Cloud makes the concept of big data possible without huge servers.
  • Cloud helps building a mobile ecosystem for a mobile-first world.
  • Distribute architecture is enabled by the cloud.
  • Cloud makes what can be called a supercomputer in the reach of every developer.

IoT to be Pivotal for Cloud

IoT to be Pivotal for Cloud

Industry analysts prognosticate the formation of billions of IoT devices by 2020 which result producing a huge amount of virtual data. The connectivity of a plethora of devices vigorously generating data that can verily only be stored and parsed with analytics due to the Cloud’s scalability is a formidable asset. Dubbed ‘wearables’, will come to include smart watches, glasses, vehicles, virtual personal assistants, wrist phones, and an amalgam of other devices—all of which can access data and virtually mandate a switch from a conventional server-based model to one based on the Cloud.

Cloud to footstep strong in Asia

Cloud to footstep strong in Asia

Alibaba recent announcement of $1 billion (£641,000) investment in Aliyun is a distinctive answer of the present and future plans of the Asian biggies. This will draw a new role of Cloud across Asia. Ex[erts says that Alibaba will do for Asia what Intel did for Silicon Valley.

The Chinese cloud computing market is expected to ignite. A recent article from Bain & Company argues that, by 2020, China’s cloud computing is set to break the $20bn barrier, compared to just $1.5bn two years ago. Currently, cloud computing represents less than 2% of Alibaba’s overall revenues but things will change vigorously in the coming days, might be 2015 is the year.

Security Developments

Security Developments

When we talk about Cloud; security is the first question which is asked allover – according to reports. The fact of this situation is that the incorporation of mobile technologies produces this effect anyway. Security concerns related to the new ‘smart’ mobile vicinity of hosted data are addressed at both the endpoint and application level. The previous formations and innovations will continue to evolve in the coming year and may include virtual and physical tokens, fingerprinting, and tools for IT-based monitoring. Those for the latter involve a two-factor authentication process and workspaces based on user role.



The co-opt relationship of DevOps to the Cloud’s impact on the emerging mobile paradigm is parallel. On one hand, developers are the ones to create the apps that are based on interaction points and facilitate the sort of connectivity that is needed for mobile usage.

On the other, DevOps personnel are enforcing the paradigm to the Cloud by ushering as some of the more reliable customers to require this virtual environment for their creation, testing, and monitoring needs.

The ever-growing convergence of PaaS and IaaS reflects this fact, as does their impact on the overall spending for the Cloud.

Technology is advancing at an incredible tempo. Notwithstanding, from everyday changes happening in the cloud paradigm; listing out eight trends is just the preface of the book as it is believed the impact of cloud is maturing and yet to affirm its technology in the coming years.

It might be writing next year for the trends of cloud adverse to what is inscribed today.

There are now more and more opportunities to use IT as an enabler for one’s organisation.  One thing clear: the cloud is here to stay, and as more organisations look to increase flexibility and productivity within their business, with more and more enterprises and service providers alike turning towards hybrid cloud to improve business efficiency and redefining the eminency of IT.


Niloy Banerjee

A generic movie-buff, passionate and professional with print journalism, serving editorial verticals on Technical and B2B segments, crude rover and writer on business happenings, spare time playing physical and digital forms of games; a love with philosophy is perennial as trying to archive pebbles from the ocean of literature. Lastly, a connoisseur in making and eating palatable cuisines.

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