27 Nov 2023

Unveiling the Latest Cloud Trends

The evolution of Cloud systems has reshaped the landscape of enterprise computing, bringing about significant changes and leaving a lasting impact on businesses worldwide. Over the past decade, the market for Cloud solutions has undergone a remarkable transformation, transitioning from a mere technology trend to a fundamental pillar of modern business operations.

Cloud Infrastructure Trends: IT Leaders' Forecasts

As we look ahead, IT leaders forecast a continued shift towards Cloud computing, with varying preferences for public, private, and hybrid Cloud environments. The general sentiment towards public Cloud adoption remains positive, with businesses increasingly embracing major Cloud service providers' scalability, cost-effectiveness, and global reach.

Gartner forecasts worldwide public Cloud end-user spending to reach nearly $600 billion by the end of the year, reinforcing the continued traction of public Cloud, particularly for startups and businesses seeking rapid scalability. However, the forecast for private Cloud adoption is also optimistic, as larger enterprises and organisations with stringent data security and compliance requirements opt for the enhanced control and customisation offered by private Cloud deployments.

Additionally, the hybrid Cloud model is predicted to be the preferred choice for many businesses, providing a flexible approach that leverages the best of both public and private Clouds.

Future Trends in Cloud Computing

Looking to the future, Cloud computing is set to evolve further, with a growing emphasis on edge computing, serverless architecture, and AI-driven Cloud services. However, as the Cloud landscape continues to mature, IT leaders will need to navigate complex challenges such as data governance, vendor lock-in, and optimising Cloud costs to ensure they harness the full potential of Cloud computing for their businesses.

Read BSO's Cloud guide to help you make the best IT decisions for your organisation.



While the benefits of the Cloud are well known, choosing a Cloud solution provider and moving to the Cloud are complex processes that require careful planning and thought. With the right partner, your Cloud infrastructure can deliver a valuable return on investment. Still, with the wrong partner, you could be putting your entire IT function - and the associated costs - at risk. 

Please learn more about BSO and how our flexible Cloud offering can meet your Cloud needs, or contact our expert team for more information.



The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.

The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 50+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.

BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co