Cloud is having measurable impact on business
Have you ever wondered what cloud computing is? How can it be beneficial to your organization? Don’t worry, you are probably among the 95% of people that are already using cloud services, like emailing, social networking, online banking without your acknowledgement.
Cloud computing is all about the delivery of on-demand computing services like servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics and more over the Internet (“the cloud”) on a pay-for-use basis. It is an economical, agile, scalable and elastic solution to your business IT needs.
Even in day-to-day life, people are using cloud computing services without being much aware about it. When you are posting an update on Facebook, you are in the cloud. Even when you are checking the status of your flight online, you are using cloud computing. Cloud computing stands for any computing based on the internet, and can also provide solutions for most of the challenges faced by small, medium and large-sized businesses.
According to Goldman Sachs, the investment on cloud computing platforms is likely to grow at 30 percent CAGR from 2013 to 2018. Along with Software as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service are also gaining momentum.