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Cloud consulting services

In 2006, the launch of Amazon Web Services (AWS) marked a significant moment for cloud computing and cloud consulting services. Following Amazon’s announcement, other companies — Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Dropbox, and Apple — released offerings that answered the same demand.

Sixteen years after Amazon’s announcement, Acumen Research and Consulting valued the cloud computing market at USD 495 billion, with a predicted CAGR of 17% over 10 years. By 2032, Acumen predicted, the market’s valuation would grow to a staggering USD 2,495 billion.

These numbers account for the scores of jobs, opportunities, and services that have become attached to cloud computing and cloud consulting services. For all the damage that the COVID-19 pandemic caused, the shift to remote work had a positive impact on the cloud consulting market. Worldwide, disparate industries understood the need for an information-sharing model that did not depend on physical data centers. The cloud infrastructure answered this need.

Companies can benefit greatly from hiring cloud consulting services. Cloud consultants will arrive with a wealth of knowledge about the industry, and they can expertly facilitate a cloud migration. They’re familiar with the most up-to-date cloud-based applications, the means of testing those applications within the company’s environment, and audit processes that ensure the security of client and employee data. They can also adapt client networks to the new cloud environment, and they can successfully migrate legacy applications to the cloud. Their digital transformation recommendations will be tailor-made for the individual client’s budget and needs.

Because cloud computing pairs well with agile and elastic ways of working, the benefits of cloud consulting are many. Below are a few notable examples:

  • Cost savings: Cloud consulting services can help reduce maintenance and management costs for legacy applications and systems.
  • Improved collaboration: Employees can connect more easily over a cloud-based network that stores information in the cloud, not locally. 
  • Business continuity: Data mirroring software improves business continuity and access. 
  • Accessibility: The cloud can be accessed across many devices and locations. 
  • Faster deployments: An automatic deployment process removes the manual efforts formerly needed for software development and delivery.
  • Improved productivity: With the assistance of cloud consulting services, cloud service providers, and cloud-managed services, businesses can automate several processes, allowing their employees to shift focus away from robotic tasks and toward higher-level concerns.
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