Digital data storage is now convenient. Thanks to the cloud, we can easily store and back up our data. With just the internet, our data can easily transfer from our computer to the cloud.
With the amount of data we work with every single day, it’s important to find ways to store them safely. Cloud technology makes it possible for data to be transferred and stored in a safe place. That’s the reason why it’s becoming very popular these days. As a matter of fact, it might eventually be the way we will all store data.
According to the Cisco Global Cloud Index, by 2021, 94 percent of workloads and compute instances will be processed by cloud data centers, meaning all but 6 percent of our data will be on the cloud.
Cloud technology has gone a long way. In terms of data storage, cloud services were very limited before. It was limited in such a way that files had to be manually transferred online. The funny part was that each file had to be transferred manually. That led to a lot of clicking and transferring of files online. To make matters worse, each file needed a separate password. Of course, that was years ago.
Cloud technology has made backup services a lot easier these days. As a matter of fact, online backup services nowadays offer automatic file transfer. Cloud technology has made backup services to be more convenient than ever.
The main result of the evolution of personal cloud usage is that 2.7 billion people walk around with devices in their pockets where they can quickly access: conversations threads from five years ago, thousands of high-res pictures, work databases, or see the person ringing their doorbell.
Cloud technology has also found its way in the workplace.
In our recent cloud migration survey of enterprise professionals across multiple industries, we found that nearly 50 percent of companies have already migrated to the cloud, with 45 percent currently undergoing a migration. As only 5.6 percent are actively planning an enterprise-level migration, we can surmise that cloud storage itself is now the industry standard. So mid-market