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Are you ready for Cloud Reinvention? Mobilise your Cloud to Drive Innovative Business

  • Cloud
  • Adhithya S
  • December 27, 2021
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A Sunny Future

Organisations usually opt to work with a number of cloud service providers to pick the right
technology for the appropriate applications and services. This ensures that the company
does not enter a vendor lock-in or any form of cloud outages that may hinder the efficiency
of operations. Cloud Engineering is becoming the go-to strategy for many new businesses
for this very reason.

There are numerous things to keep in mind when it comes to rethinking business
transformation. These include accelerating transformation whilst sustaining the liberty to
adapt to newer market needs, democratizing real-time data for all employees to make
better informed decisions, enabling communication between teams or people who cannot
meet in person and providing security to employees and customers alike.

Cloud services can be used to enhance products based on the evolving needs of their
customers, improve data accuracy to make real-time decisions bringing all this together in a
data cloud. Analytics solutions will help provide access to data for all employees with
embedded Artificial Intelligence, helping them automate operations and predict the future.

The Pandemic & the Cloud

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, has pushed customers to realize the benefits of cloud
computing. It has upturned the existing traditional structures to the extent that some
organizations that have deliberated moving to the cloud have been forced to adopt cloud
technology to stay in business. This shift shows how integral cloud services are becoming in
rapidly evolving times like these. Businesses can transform and get new services to the
forefront while simultaneously adapting to changing situations. The reinvention of company
tactics consists of starting innovative projects and services, changing how internal processes
work and knowing what kind of technology is needed to stay ahead of the curve.

The pandemic has significantly changed the way we live and work, due to which
organizations are required to adapt to these new conditions and the challenges that come
with them. Some of these challenges include scaling up or down to demand, saving
investments when business is moving slow, and setting up remote access for hundreds of
workers. Along with remote work, digital showcases and events and streaming services, the
demand for these are only bound to increase even more.

Cloud reinvention involves the process of cloud migration, wherein a company moves its
digital assets, services & databases, either in part, or fully to the cloud. This helps in making
sure that non-operational legacy infrastructures do not prove to be a drawback and ensures
that companies get to experience the benefits of cloud migration

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Benefits of Cloud Migration

Automation & Workload Optimization: cloud automation, sometimes called cloud
orchestration, helps decrease the repetitive and manual labour that comes with
managing an extensive cloud workload. The main objective is to reduce human
errors and facilitate quick and efficient product deployments.

Secure and Flexible: IT professionals must take precautionary measures and mitigate
any kind of security breach. This can be done by including automated security
updates on SaaS, and better access management. Security dashboards and trend
analysis can help an enterprise assess its environment and help stay safe.

Performance Management: There are a number of ways that can boost cloud
performance. Autoscaling is an important feature that can help adapt to varying
workloads over different instances. This helps in allocating the appropriate resources
in the needed workloads. Other methods include caching data that can help improve
speed and efficiency as it’s better than accessing data from regular storage.

Expense Management: Cloud computing must be managed from the very start, so it
does not turn into a convoluted mess. The first step is choosing the right service
provider as per the cost and enterprise requirements. The next steps involve
determining the correct scale and size of installation alongside making sure that the
data movement is minimal, as constantly moving data also increases the possibility
of a serious security risks.

New Technology and the Cloud

Cloud management can be difficult as there are many working components. Automation
plays an integral role in getting things done a lot faster in the cloud. Experts believe that
both machine learning and artificial intelligence can help drastically reduce cloud costs.
Cloud vendors have already started rolling out tools that help assess an existing cloud and
find vulnerabilities and anomalies that can be taken to the administrators in very little time.
Today cloud computing is getting redesigned to handle the fluctuating demand created by a
sudden and unexpected crisis. Cloud providers are becoming more and more relevant by the
day as remote hybrid work seems to be becoming the new norm. Cloud service providers
can help build trust in their customers by proving their mettle by load and stress-testing
their service centres, networks, and products. These performance enhancements will go a
long way when it comes to easing the customers’ burden.

Adhithya S

Based in Bangalore, Adhithya Shankar is a B.A Journalism Honors graduate from Christ (deemed to be University). He is aspiring to complete his higher studies in Mass Communication and Media, alongside pursuing a career in music and entertainment.