AI-driven Cloud is set to disrupt the Market in 2020

CIOReviewIndia Team | Monday, 23 December 2019, 14:12 IST

AI-driven Cloud is set to disrupt the Market in 2020According to industry experts, the advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) will drive more businesses onto the cloud. As enterprises still spends 97 percent of their IT budget for jobs related to on-premise while keeping only 3 percent to the cloud, 2020 is expected to be a game changer in the Cloud segment with considerable amount of businesses migrating onto it. Moreover, according to the latest NASSCOM report, the Cloud market in India is poised to grow three-fold to $7.1 billion by 2022. Shailender Kumar, Regional Managing Director, Oracle India,

"Will our enterprises be ready? By 2025, 80 per cent of all enterprise workloads will move to the Cloud. AI will double productivity, automate customer engagement and will be an inherent feature in applications. Automation will become central to the success of corporations," Shailender Kumar, Regional Managing Director, Oracle India. “"We are heading into a next-generation Cloud model where organisations will demand access to new technologies, better security, improved price performance, and deep automation capabilities,” he added. He also told that the cloud has started taking center stage, hence its adoption should be accelerated much faster in India.

As stated by Ramkumar Narayanan, Vice President and Managing Site Director, VMware India R&D, “By 2025, AI will account for almost 50 per cent of total Public Cloud services. The Cloud and AI will out do various other technology trends such as cloud native applications, Blockchain, 5G, among others. So to drive productivity, resiliency and profitability, Indian enterprises will venture more into exploring Cloud-powered AI solutions next year (2020).”

According to Pradeep Nair, Vice President and Managing Director, VMware India, "I believe that Cloud is a superpower with the potential to change the world for the better. It holds the key to almost every major new technology including mobility, AI and ML and IoT and Edge."

Vikas Arora, Vice President, Cloud & Cognitive Software & Services, IBM India/South Asia has stated that the adoption of cloud technologies within Indian organizations will be on the rise in the next few years, with a majority of them moving towards a Hybrid multi-cloud strategy starting 2020 onwards. "Automation using AI to manage Hybrid multi-cloud complexities, enhanced focus on security, adoption of Kubernetes and Containerization to modernize infrastructure and accelerate application modernization and lastly modernizing the Information Architecture to create self-service data platforms will be the key trends for 2020,” Arora added.