Cloud Computing Outlook

The Role of Cloud Computing in Digital Transformation

By Cloud Computing Outlook | Friday, March 20, 2020

For startups, cloud computing has become the go-to infrastructure because of its on-demand nature, but established enterprises are struggling to adapt because of their existing infrastructure and lack of internal expertise

Fremont, CA: For a successful digital transformation, the main goal is to expand the business potential through modern, simplified digital workflows. A successful company will need to have efficiency and agility as a vital component that can be achieved through the simplification and automation of essential workflows.

Critical aspects of a business that should be focused on are:

Automated Load Balancing

Cloud provides performance-intensive applications where analysis of system workloads can be performed 24/7. The automation tools allow for purchasing extra computing power and storage capacity when system utilization is at its peak, thus enabling to scale in parallel with business growth.

Auto-scaling

Top 10 Cloud Communications Solution Companies - 2019By automatically reducing the number of cloud resources during low demand periods, it can provide for extra resources during high demand. This ensures a high level of service quality and uptime for end users. The auto-scaling can be applied to vCPUs, RAM, and storage so that all the cloud services have enough scope for growth

Security

Regular system backups with endless processing and storage resources in the cloud are highly beneficial for cloud-native databases as going back to previous snapshots can prevent the loss of vital customer data.

The hosting provider oversees the maintenance, which results in delivering up-to-date software and hardware that is more resilient against cyberattacks.

Administration

To save time and reduce cost, which is often wasted on updates to documentation, databases, websites, inventory counts, etc., these tasks can be automated through the cloud freeing up valuable employee time.

Accelerate Development

Instant access to server hardware allows development teams to spin pre-compiled instances up and down quickly instead of going through the setup process every time. It can also reduce downtime by testing an environment isolated from the live server, and once ready to go live, it can redirect traffic at the click of a button, reducing the risk and complexity of the development process.

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