The trend is clear. Many enterprises are adopting a cloud-first approach. Gartner, Inc. says that by 2024, more than 45% of IT spending on infrastructure services will shift from traditional data center solutions to the cloud. This implies that C-level executives need to figure out how to evolve their IT operations.
“Digital transformation” has been a buzzword over the last few years, with small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises moving operations to the cloud and adopting online productivity and collaboration services.
It’s no secret that media streaming platforms have become increasingly popular, especially as quarantine-driven binge-watching has skyrocketed. Netflix alone reported the addition of a record 15.77 million paid subscribers globally in the first quarter of 2020. U.S. consumers now have an average of four different paid streaming service, up from three before Covid-19.
As offices and stores moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoom and its cloud peers kept the lights on, providing safe and sometimes sleek ways for people to collaborate and connect.
The cloud native technologies driven by containers and Kubernetes continue to grow significantly. 2020 witnessed the rise of multi-cloud driven by Kubernetes followed by large M&A deals in the space. Here are five trends that influenced the cloud native market.
The emergence of COVID-19 turned millions of employees into remote workers and introduced a host of business demands and challenges. Companies such as Autodesk that had already embarked on cloud-based strategies have been better able to navigate within today’s “new normal.”
Dutch-born Sid Sijbrandij built a developer-tool business valued at nearly $3 billion without ever opening an office. Now he’s cautioning companies against doing telecommuting halfway.
id Sijbrandij knows the perils of working from home. In 2018, after years of toiling exclusively from a small room in his 47th-floor apartment in a San Francisco high-rise, the entrepreneur developed foot problems. So he moved in a treadmill desk alongside his Zoom-friendly green screen and three monitors.
Public cloud giants stand to grow yet larger, but it’s in their interest too that industries have an in-flow of cloud specialists to invest in, implement and scale their services.
Hybrid cloud is the mixing of private and public cloud services. But perhaps in the future it will also be the integration of quantum computing and classical computing.
Which, in fact, is already happening today.
Veniamin Simonov, director of product management at NAKIVO, discusses how to keep your cloud environment secure in 2021, and why you need a third-party data protection solution. The repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic has been felt by all businesses across the globe.
The emergence of cloud technology has boosted the prospects and share prices of many new technology companies and recent Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) — Zoom (ZM), Twilio (TWLO), and Cloudflare (NET) are a few to come to mind. But what about large legacy technology conglomerates, such as HPE (HPE), IBM (IBM), and Cisco (CSCO)?
The technology has had another rapid growth year. But it’s not just growing quickly, it’s evolving quickly too. Technology has enabled businesses to continue operating this year, and the cloud has taken center stage — going forward, it will only play a larger role in the enterprise.
It’s not a normal year, to put things lightly. The economic and healthcare crisis precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced everybody to make adjustments. One of the big adjustments is the increased use of cloud services and resources – which has accelerated the boom in cloud infrastructure investment.
The events of 2020 have turned most predictions for 2021 on their head. Top trends such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) will still define the ways in which tech reshapes our lives in the next year. However, the most significant use cases now involve helping us to adapt and survive in the changing times we are living through.
Hot on the heels of KubeCon+CloudNativeCon, Rancher Labs announced the acceptance of K3s by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). It’s joining the likes of OpenTelemetry, Network Service Mesh, Longhorn and 30 other projects in the Sandbox.
Over the past several years, HPE has been engaged in a transition from selling infrastructure to offering solutions (hardware + software) on a consumption basis. The growing popularity of consumption-based computing is evident in the success of HPE GreenLake, a hybrid IT-as-a-Service offering, delivered via a flexible consumption model.