Think about the analogy of a doing a house cleaning and organizing what you own before putting things in storage to sell your house. You need to know what data is being collected by your business processes, where does it go, who is accountable and what policies are in force. Private, public, hybrid or community cloud? This simple step often gets confusing, in my experience, because some staff mix these terms up with the “public sector” and “private sector”. The organization chooses to have its own cloud where the resource pooling is done by the organization itself.
- Cloud computing is a growing field and is projected to increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020.
- Some of the common challenges facing the cloud market today is a lack of resources and expertise, and concerns about application security delivered through the cloud.
- Managing data in the cloud is a complex and ongoing challenge.
“A few years back, an unmistakable trend emerged that cloud computing was growing in both percentage of organizations adopting cloud solutions as well as the amount and type of data being placed in the cloud.”