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8 Cloud Computing Trends to Watch Post COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 has impacted almost every country with a number of cases increasing every day. To stop the spread of coronavirus, government in various countries enforced a complete lockdown. This enforcement resulted in a halt in the progress of many industries. Accepting the new norms of social distancing and WFH, several countries have started their day to day operations. Though industries are facing difficulties in full-fledged operations, WFH has helped industries in coping the adversity. Unlike other industries, the cloud industry has attained unprecedented growth due to the sudden shift of businesses to the digital platform. Cloud technology promotes—the need to work from home, with secure access to the necessary information, programs, and applications.

Here are eight groundbreaking leaders upholding cloud computing trends during the pandemic:

  1. Accelerating the adoption of cloud and SaaS solutions

Started in 2006, Corent Technology focuses on delivering the “as-a-service” component of the software-as-a-service delivery and business model. Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent Technology states, “The pandemic has affected several sectors, but as for the cloud industry itself, it so far doesn’t show any weakening, in fact, there are signs of accelerated adoption and a sense of urgency to remove the dependency on physical on-premise IT infrastructure and move to the Cloud and SaaS solutions.”

  1. Paradigm Shift Towards Cloud-Native App

Presently, the mobile workforce and connected devices are ruling the IT scenario. The cloud apps are likely to play a bigger role and soon cloud-native apps might be dominant over the cloud-enabled apps. Chirag Medusa, Founder and CEO, CMARIX TechnoLabs Pvt. Ltd. says, “As for the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian IT industry is having tremendous responsibility to provide technology services and solutions to the world which can transform every aspect of things do in personal and professional life.”

  1. Inclination Towards Digitalization

Altostratus Cloud Consulting is currently one of the main Google Cloud Partners in Spain. The company was reborn in 2014 as a licensed company of the G suite office platform. In the current business scenario, it is important to be innovative and move forward. Daniel Aldea, Founder, and CEO, Altostratus says, “During the lockdown, many companies faced difficulties in maintaining a smooth workflow. This led to an inclination towards the cloud industry.” Due to this inclination, Daniel observed a great predisposition from his clients and prospects to assess new projects in digitization.

  1. Reducing The Vulnerabilities In The Security

Aerobyte was established with an aim to build identity and trust between every data transmission between any device to cloud infrastructure and beyond. Unlike the others, it distinguishes itself by offering a Cyber Defense Framework that protects cloud environments from both an outbound and an inbound attack. Howard Hellman, Founder, and CEO, Aerobyte says, “Due to the COVID-19, the cloud industry has attained unprecedented growth as the businesses shifted to the digital platform overnight. Amongst the leading solution providers—Aerobyte is transforming the cloud infrastructure by protecting individuals, corporations, and governments by dynamically protecting the digital flow of information.”

  1. Optimizing The Cloud Control

Enimbos was founded in 2016 to become the leading cloud company in Spain and Portugal. It is a thriving innovative company that assists big corporations in carrying out their digital transformation to more efficient and competitive environments. The solutions provided by the company are based on Cloud Managed Services, Cloud Consultant Services, Business Continuity Services, Cloud Security services, Risk Audit, and DevOps Solutions. Javier de la Cuerda, CEO, Enimbos says, “Enimbos’s cells-based operation teams allow the company to give the maximum responsibility for the people. It avoids the complexity of traditional organisations and securing the best services to the customers. Moreover, parallel to the technology approach, the company has now decided to create a business approach. To adhere to this approach, it has recently launched two service lines related to security and data analytics.”

  1. Delivering infrastructure for the future

Dade2 was established in 2009 with the mission of helping companies of any size and vertical in the smooth transition of workloads from on-premises to cloud. Manuel Trongone, the founder, and CEO of Dade2 says, “The company is aiming to focus on two main trends—Managed Big Data and Edge Datacenters. It has added several Hadoop and DevOps engineers to the team of Dade2 so that they will be able to provide the customers with the needed infrastructure for their big data projects, but also to offer them all the onboarding consulting and the expert maintenance and trouble-shooting need.”

  1. Building The Next-Generation Information Security

GhangorCloud is recognized in the industry as the pioneers of the “4th Generation Data Leak and Exfiltration Prevention” solution. Its Information Security Enforcer (ISE) product is acknowledged as the “GOLD STANDARD” in the cybersecurity solution space. Acknowledging the crisis, Tarique Mustafa, Founder and CEO of GhangorCloud, says, “The Company has a very clear roadmap to steer the products and technology to build the next-generation Information Security centric platform for Information Lifecycle Management that will seamlessly unify Cloud-Centric and On-prem Information Lifecycle Management paradigms.”

  1. Advancing Towards Virtual Working

Established in 2013, Webscale is the “Any Platform” Commerce Cloud, and a leader in cloud hosting, automation, and management for eCommerce businesses. Sonal Puri, CEO of Webscale says, “Amidst the pandemic, cloud technology is assisting companies to connect and work remotely with companies all around the world. Webscale will assist the clients to provide fast, scalable, and secure cloud-hosted infrastructure to business in any cloud and any location.”

To find out more about cloud computing trends, you can also check out our latest magazine issue The 10 Groundbreaking Leaders in the Cloud Industry of 2020