Cloud computing is seamlessly connecting people with the technology fulfilling requisite computing demands with its result-oriented characteristics. It stimulates business operations in a more streamlined manner and promotes growth without dwindling victim to resource crisis leaving unremitting impression on line-of-businesses.
Apparently this can be justified by a research report published by Gartner that pubic cloud services in India is expected to surpass staggering figure of $ 800 million by 2015, which is almost 33% more than the revenue generated in year 2014 ($632 billion).

The report further states that businesses will keep on spending on cloud based solutions in India through 2018 and the cloud computing industry is poised to flourish $1.9 billion by the same year.  In the year 2015, the driving force behind public cloud services growth will be:

  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Cloud Security Services
  • Cloud management
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Business Process as a Service (BPaaS)

In line with this, more and more companies and government bodies will join the cloud rage by 2018 to experience the explicit nature and function of cloud computing in concord with their business imperatives. Nevertheless, cloud management, storage and software as a service will be counted among the fastest growing public cloud services.

Below table depicts the growth of public cloud services in the year 2015 and 2018: - Gartner

2015 2015 2015 2018 2018
IaaS Cloud Management PaaS BPaaS SaaS
$ 104.8 million $ 56.7 million $ 84.6 million $351 million $707 million

Businesses Turning to Cloud Services

Organizations of all silhouettes in India looking forward to outsource their IT and networking needs to a third party service provider are swiftly gearing up for public cloud solutions over conventional computing model.

In fact, approximately 53% of companies in India are leveraging cloud solutions to cater to their business specific needs with approx. 43% planning to make a move very soon.  -- Gartner

In a nutshell, businesses looking forward to gain complete value of  Data Storage Online should implement it cautiously after adequately comprehending their IT needs, security and applications they want to run.