What's Likely In Store For The Cloud In 2017
The IT landscape is changing at a breathtaking pace, with waves of disruption crashing over the industry nearly every day. Cloud-oriented technologies that emerged in the last few years are now causing seismic changes in how businesses leverage their digital infrastructure, and how they take advantage of that infrastructure to engage with customers.
With each disruptive wave, the channel is expected to adopt new skill sets and help tackle business challenges that weren't even discussed in years past. While grappling with that kind of change can be intimidating, an eye to the future is necessary for solution providers who are intent on maintaining healthy businesses for years to come.
The channel must be ready for every paradigm shift, enterprise expectation and vendor realignment that's coming its way. These are some of the developments that cloud industry experts tell CRN are in store for 2017.