Cloud technology underpins emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, edge computing and containerization. Organizations must prioritize implementing effective cloud management practices to avoid spiraling costs and potential security and compliance violations
"The COVID-19 pandemic has vastly accelerated cloud adoption. To support remote work, many businesses have moved workloads from on-premises servers to the public cloud. At the same time, thanks to the proliferation of technologies like AI and machine learning, organizations are generating more data than ever, much of which is also being stored in the cloud. It's no surprise then, that the explosion in demand for cloud services is showing no sign of slowing down. Gartner predicts that worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow by 23.1% in 2021 to total $332.3 billion..."