According to the Cisco Global Cloud Index, 94 percent of compute instances and workloads will be processed in the cloud data centers by 2021. Enterprises are eager to take advantage of the scalability, flexibility, efficiency, etc. that the cloud has to offer. However, there are no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solutions in the cloud. The hybrid cloud seems a popular choice for enterprises that have already invested in on-premise infrastructure and business models and cannot simply discard their entire model and move to the cloud. It leverages the existing infrastructure investments and technologies and combines them with flexible and expandable cloud resources.
No matter which cloud you choose, transforming your analytics to the cloud can be tricky. Impetus has helped several Fortune 100 banks successfully transform and secure their business on the cloud. While the needs and challenges of a cloud transformation vary across businesses, many of the lessons learned are applicable to your analytics transformation.