Cloud computing, in the simplest sense, is Licklider’s dream on the verge of becoming a reality. This unified storage system continues to take SMEs and companies by storm (no pun intended) by making data more accessible and reducing physical server clutter. While it may look like the Internet in a nutshell, cloud computing is closer to home because even programs can be accessed remotely.
What lies in store for cloud users this year? What features and principles will benefit old proponents and entice new ones? Cloud Tech’s James Bourne sat down with several cloud experts regarding their take on the future of cloud computing and summarizes the key points as follows.