What's coming next and how CAN YOU help your business to prepare?
One thing to note about the cloud in 2019 is that the market isn't zero sum. Cloud computing is driving IT spending overall. For instance, Gartner predicts that 2019 global IT spending will increase 3.2 % with as-a-service models fuelling everything from data centre spending to enterprise software.
Microsoft positions Azure as the cloud platform of choice by a, rapidly increasing, number of organisations. Of course, part of that future is already here, including developments in Big Data, AI, machine learning, IoT and edge computing. We live in a connected world that is rapidly becoming smarter. The digital transformation is already well under way and Azure is already one of the biggest cloud platforms. Not everything is moving to the cloud, but a lot is. So much in fact that the business opportunities are huge. Azure is growing fast, Microsoft will continue to push its partners through development, investments and incentives to increase Azure usage. The future of Azure is here, how will you benefit from it?