The current trend of the IT industry is based on the principle of automation. This isn’t just hype because the marvelous effects of automating various tasks are widely known by now. Planning out the budget effectively and reducing maintenance costs are some of the deemed automation outcomes.
IT world is full of various terminologies that are often related to each other. When it comes to digital transformation, DevOps and CloudOps are often touted as two essential ingredients to get much needed competitive advantage and offer differentiated services.
The public cloud computing market size is expected to reach $354 billion by 2022. This includes business processes, platforms, software, infrastructure, management, security, and almost everything that a cloud service provider delivers.
We all are aware of the concept of ‘rentals’. Renting a house means having a contract to stay in a property for a defined time interval and paying only for the facilities provided by the landlord. Similar is the concept of cloud infrastructure. There is a cloud service provider (landlord) who has a house (cloud infrastructure) with a set of services to serve the IT world. Businesses (the tenants) avail these services provided by the cloud provider and pay only for what they use. Here, the services may range anywhere from hardware, storage, network, and software.
With a massive growth in computing needs, enterprises consider cloud services as an opportunity to unburden themselves from the job of maintaining their own IT infrastructure and software platforms. The benefits of public cloud services are recognized by SMEs and large enterprises and thus, they are migrating from their on-premise infrastructure to cloud.
This year has marked a downturn for various industries. However, there are some that are actually enabling many to sail through the tough time. The software development industry is one of them.
The world health pandemic, COVID-19 has incapacitated businesses by impacting their productivity as well as overall economic growth. It has immobilized their employees, making them work remotely. COVID-19 has also presented the greatest career challenge to the CIOs, i.e. ensuring business continuity by taking care of data availability, employee engagement, and enabling business operations in the time of crisis.