Survey Says: 3 Years More For Cloud Before It Covers The Whole Sky

Survey Says: 3 Years More For Cloud Before It Covers The Whole Sky

Survey Says: 3 Years More For Cloud Before It Covers The Whole Sky

A recent survey conducted by ISACA on the 2012 Cloud Computing Market revealed good news for the IT people. You would be surprised to know that, despite its popularity, cloud computing is going through its infancy stage. The study shows that three more years may be necessary before we can see a fully developed cloud computing service.

There has been a lot of debate about the rapid growth of the cloud and its broadness that may soon change all the business graphs and trends. But according to the survey participants, the industry-level cloud services are still in their crawling stage. To be specific, enterprise cloud as infrastructure and platform services need more time to develop in order to acquire a significant position as a business solution.

While it’s true that the world is quickly adapting to this new-age computing solution, we are yet to come to terms with the possible pros and cons before we can be totally dedicated to the cloud. Security issues, legal issue, performance measurements, among others, still need to be defined clearly, felt the participants to the survey. Let us take a look at some quick facts the survey disclosed.

Popularity chart of different cloud practices:

SaaS (Software as a Service) as applications – 63%
IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) as compute power – 55%
PaaS (Platform as a Service) as middleware – 43%

Thumbs up factors about the cloud:

1. Cost management
2. Agility
3. Time to promote
4. Effectiveness
5. Final output
6. Business unit demand
7. Flexibility
8. Cutting edge technology
9. Customer demand
10. Technical resources
11. New markets

Thumbs down factors about the cloud:

1. Information security
2. Data ownership
3. Legal issues
4. Regulatory agreement
5. Information guarantee
6. Longevity of vendors
7. Vendor lock-in
8. Performance levels
9. Disaster recovery
10. Performance monitoring
11. Steadiness of the technology

The possible timeframe for the cloud to reach its full development stage is:

Saas – 2.73 years
IaaS – 3.02 years
PaaS – 3.34 years

By Durba Sengupta

Durba

Author Bio - Durba is a professional writer and blogger who is passionate about the latest technological trends and changes. With a Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, she is possessed with a nose for the latest news along with an innate capability of presenting the complex technological matters in a simple way.

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Comics

At CloudTweaks, we're plugged into the cloud, the internet of things and all that the web has to offer. From wearable technology, to mobile computing, cloud computing and big data, CloudTweaks is your source for updates and news on the most innovative technology.

Popular

Top Viral Impact

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom

The Education Revolution: Cloud In The Classroom With the back-to-school season now upon us, parents, students and teachers everywhere are once again struggling with the perpetual challenge of making kids job-ready in a high-speed and fast-changing environment. There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that information technology plays a central role in all areas of life…

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery Preventing a Cloud Disaster is one thing. Recovering from a disaster is a whole other area of concern. Today’s infographic provided by CloudVelox outlines some best practices and safeguards in order to help your business make more informed decisions. About Latest Posts DurbaAuthor Bio – Durba…

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

Cloud Computing Offers Key Benefits For Small, Medium Businesses

A growing number of small and medium businesses in the United States rely on as a means of deploying mission-critical software products. Prior to the advent of cloud-based products — software solutions delivered over the Internet – companies were often forced to invest in servers and other products to run software and store data. The…

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing Growth

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Computing Growth

An excellent infographic provided by AwesomeCloud which predicts a continued high level of growth in the cloud computing industry. Potentially staggering numbers for Public Cloud IT Services of $100 Billion by 2016. Infographic Source: AwesomeCloud About Latest Posts DurbaAuthor Bio – Durba is a professional writer and blogger who is passionate about the latest technological trends and changes.…

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

Five Signs The Internet of Things Is About To Explode

The Internet of Things Is About To Explode By 2020, Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion worldwide. It’s an astoundingly large figure given that the sector barely existed three years ago. We are now rapidly evolving toward a world in which just about everything will become…

Featured Sponsors

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Moving From Email Into The Cloud

Mobile Collaboration In The Cloud Imagine that you, as a manager, are told by the powers that be that you have to find “efficiencies” within your department that will result in one million dollars of savings annually. You struggle with this. You send an email to everyone on your senior team. “Where can we save…

2015 Advertising Opportunities - Find Out More!

Cloud Logo Sponsors

hp Logo CityCloud-PoweredByOpenstack-Blue square_logo_100x100-01
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

Contact

CloudTweaks Media
Phone: 1 (212) 763-0021

Join Our Newsletter