IT Business connoisseurs believe that 2016 will see businesses beefing up their IT set-up to reap the advantages of the mega trends like Internet of Things (IoT), mobility and Big Data that were on rise in the year 2015.
According to the regional director at CenturyLink in Southeast Asia, Ras Scollay, “businesses are expected to host more services in public and private clouds, and implement hybrid IT strategies to tie the services together.” He further adds, “This will increasingly become the norm, as companies mix and match their internal IT infrastructure with externally managed services to attain the agility needed to be competitive“.
Here are the major business technology trends to rise in 2016.
Next-Generation Data Centers –
External data centers re the top demand of the organizations today. As such, improvements like greater data center with more flexibility, speeds, better energy efficiency and an increased number of automated methodologies will take over in 2016.
“The rise in demand for external data-centers will improve the standards of data centres too making it more mature“.
Big Data to be Outsourced –
To prevent the wastage of data produced by connected devices, data analytic has already become a major part of the businesses. Hence, for the better processing of big-data, organization will seek support of cloud based big data services to get the most value of their data without capital expenses.
“Many organizations will make use of cloud-based, big-data-as-a-service offerings to get the full value of their information.”
More of Internet of Things (IoT) –
IoT have increased immensely in the last year, demand of more and more analogue devices being the reason. Everything from freezers to thermostats are now connected and producing actionable data. Hence, this trend is expected to continue in the year 2016 also.
“In 2016, the trend of IoT will continue along the trajectory set by its already remarkable growth. “
Changes are inevitable, especially when it comes to technological improvements. With the increase in demand, definitely the trends and technologies will evolve and improve drastically.