The future holds great promise when it comes to the cloud. It’s no secret cloud computing has taken off in recent years with new innovations and business applications. But figuring out where cloud computing will be by the end of the decade can be difficult for those who don’t know what cloud computing is.
So first, what is cloud computing and how can it help my business? Cloud computing is storing and accessing programs and data over the internet instead of a computer hard drive. The cloud is another name for the internet but has nothing to do with the hard drive. If data is stored on the hard drive or programs are run from the hard drive, it’s called local storage and computing.
Organizations finding cloud computing to be more cost-effective in the long-term are waiting to discover how cloud computing will evolve and what it’ll mean for their future. Here are a few predictions for companies and where cloud computing will be in 2020.