Cloud computing has extended its reach in last few years and is now touching every user of technology – ranging from computer to mobile and from business applications to social websites. All of us are being touched by cloud technology in some or the other format on routine basis. One would then need to ask: What does it have in store for me? Well, the answer is as much as you can make out of it.
Applications of Cloud for businesses are numerous. It starts right from having border less world (and office space) to having the freedom of employing multiple resources with cost effective approach. While basic advantage of cost efficiency is achieved via lower investment in software; added delight of effective workplace management, is helping optimize human resources globally, making global workplace a reality.
Cloud still remains an attractive option for start-ups; however its applications in larger organizations are advancing day by day. Inhibitions about cloud data security are fading away and more and more corporate are picking up services and tools off of cloud. Almost all major functionalities of modern day business are being covered by cloud based applications now allowing every user quicker, better and simpler access to data as well as services.
Future of business as well as consumer usage of cloud will possibly be more skewed towards convenience than just the cost advantage. As more and more brands and companies become global; need for a convenient global platform will take precedence over any inhibitions over cloud usage.
Personal use of social content, web world storage and ability to navigate through various hardwares to reach and access same softwares will also increase with rise in internet penetration. This would open up newer opportunities for businesses to directly interact with its end consumer in effective manner. And what better technology would you use than a globally available free flow platform of Cloud Computing!