For the past few months, we have been gathering vital data related to the cloud space. Before you dive into the latest news from the cloud tech scene, feel free to discover the latest statistics in public cloud usage, enterprise cloud adoption tendencies, and more.
Cloud Infrastructure Revenue Grows 33% this Quarter to Almost $33B
The latest market data shows significant revenue growth for cloud infrastructure. The news is certainly expected, given how many businesses and users are making the switch to the cloud.
TechCrunch has the word that Amazon, Microsoft, and Google “all reported their numbers and, as expected, the news was good, with Synergy Research reporting revenue growth of 33% year over year, up to almost $33 billion for the quarter.”
Again, this comes as no surprise, especially considering how many businesses have been relying on the power of the public cloud during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Read more at TechCrunch.
The 5 Biggest Cloud Computing Trends In 2021
That’s right, we are still keeping an eye on cloud computing. This time around, Forbes singles out some of the biggest cloud computing trends projected for 2021.
The multi-cloud approach is already being hailed as one of the main factors to break down the barriers between providers. In addition, AI (Artificial Intelligence) is going to improve the efficiency and speed of cloud computing.
Continue reading here.
Check out more cloud computing trends, as well as the latest trends in Financial Services.
Microsoft Made a Portable Data Center in a Box
This is something you do not see every day. A while back, Microsoft created a data center. Not just any data center. It is a portable data center designed to bring cloud computing to remote environments.
Word is: “The modular data center is essentially a big box of servers, designed for places where it’s difficult to supply reliable cloud connectivity. Microsoft is partnering with satellite operators for connectivity, allowing this Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) to be used as a mobile command center, in humanitarian assistance, or even military missions.
“Around the world, there are significant cloud computing and storage needs in areas with adverse conditions, where low communication, disrupted network availability and limited access to specialized infrastructure would have previously prevented taking advantage of cloud computing,” says Bill Karagounis, manager of Microsoft’s Azure Global Industry Sovereign Solutions. “The MDC solves this by bringing Azure to these environments, providing datacenter scale compute resources closest to where they’re needed.”
Discover more at Verge.