- Security will continue to be a big issue for the cloud, and, unfortunately, there will be at least one event this next year that is disruptive to Cloud Storage adoption, be it data loss or unauthorized data access. Security will be an even more important point of evaluation for the use of specific Cloud Storage service offerings. The ”trusted service provider“ becomes a requirement when selecting a cloud offering.
- Cloud Storage will be characterized by a single word, “more”! More adoption, more cloud storage offerings by more IT service
providers, more variation in cloud capabilities, and more worries and concerns about the cloud.
- The intersection of enhanced mobile devices with better wireless bandwidth will be combined with Cloud Storage to create exciting new work/life blended digital life applications. The user experience is of paramount importance.
- Cloud Storage will see extraordinary adoption as a solution for backup, archiving and for policy-based georeplication for disaster recovery.
Cloud Storage: 4 Things to Expect in 2010
14 Jan 2010