Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services over the internet. Adoption of cloud computing helps organizations to lower operating costs, run infrastructures more efficiently and scale as per the needs.
According to MarketsandMarkets, the global cloud computing market size is expected to grow from USD 371.4 billion in 2020 to USD 832.1 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.5 per cent during the forecast period.
Cloud computing eliminates the CAPEX of purchasing hardware and software, the constant electricity for power and cooling, and the IT specialists for overseeing the infrastructure. The regular upgrades to the latest generation of fast and efficient computing hardware reduce network latency for applications and greater economies of scale. Moreover, the broad set of policies strengthen the security posture of organizations, helping them to protect data, apps and infrastructure from potential threats.
Most cloud computing services are provided self service and on demand, so even many of computing resources can be provisioned in minutes. Cloud computing makes data backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity easier and less expensive and allow organizations to scale elastically.
Smartworld assists clients with a myriad of cloud computing services, from consultancy & assessment, implementation, migration, optimization to managed services and support. Our expertise crosses infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS). Cyber security resilience, typically the Achilles tendon of cloud computing, are thoroughly vetted and benchmarked against best practices.
"Our team offers clients a deep domain expertise in cloud computing, having worked on large-scale projects with similar requirements and supported by Smartworld top tier partnership ecosystem of key cloud vendors" commented Abdulqader Ali, CEO of Smartworld.
Covid-19 crisis has impacted the cloud computing industry. Lots of enterprises across different verticals have adopted the work from home model to ensure business continuity and safeguard employee well-being, surging the demand for SaaS-based collaboration solutions. For instance, at the beginning of the pandemic, Microsoft had around 32 million daily active users of Microsoft Teams. That jumped to more than 145 million people users in April 2021.
In healthcare, cloud computing democratizes data and give patients full control over their own health. It also improves a number of healthcare related functions such as telemedicine.
The impact of cloud computing in education is evident. Educational institutions are utilizing the cloud to modernize their approach to learning. It allows teachers to instantly upload learning materials, students to access from anywhere to homework and administrators to easily collaborate.
“Cloud computing is more than just a storage solution, it’s a competitive imperative. The cloud has become an essential part of continuing business and is the key to unlocking organizational growth.” Concluded Abdulqader.
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