Security aspects when moving to the public cloud
So this is based upon a session I had at Hackcon a couple of weeks back. There are more and more businesses moving or adopting public cloud one way or another, it can be SaaS, PaaS or traditional IaaS features to move their existing datacenter to the cloud. Now if we look at the cloud market today 5 vendors make up over 50% of the total market for public cloud where the vendors are (Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Salesforce and IBM) So these guys dictate most of the feature set and pricing for cloud services.
Gartner also predicts that IT spending on public cloud is going to be up from 208 million dollars which it is was in 2016 up to 5x the amount within 2020. Why shouldn’t they? There can be many advantages of moving to the public cloud for a simple business if they do it right.
* Cost Control
I’m not going to say that moving to cloud is going to save you money, but it is going to be give you a better overview on how much money you are actually using on IT infrastructure and will also make it easier to control the usage since in most cases you only pay for what you use or you have a monthly subscription.
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