Market Report Gazette summarizes a QYReports report published which anticipates promising market growth projection of +18% for cloud engineering through 2026. Some key players in this market include Amazon Web Services, Akamai Tech, Cisco Systems, Google, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Microsoft, and Yahoo.
Cloud engineering services is a relatively new field which seeks to synthesize cloud computing capabilities with traditional engineering disciplines. Engineering approaches are applied to facets of cloud computing like developing, maintaining, and operating systems in the cloud. Cloud engineering simply pulls a different perspective into the sphere of cloud computing to provide new insights and more valuable results.
Amazon Web Services is essentially the cloud arm of the company. AWS offers services in computing, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security, and enterprise applications. With scale, AWS can tackle new services as well “without the upfront capital expense.” This benefits businesses big and small in the private and public sector alike.
Akamai Technologies is an IT service provider in the realm of digital business. Akamai utilizes agile solutions to produce a competitive advantage for the globally-distributed platform. They are headquartered in Cambridge, MA and offer services in cloud security, cyber security, enterprise software, and video streaming.
Cisco Systems specifically works in networking, IoT, security, data, and cloud services. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Cisco resides in the heart of Silicon Valley. The company offers a wide array of cloud services and reserves a spot in several key indices like the Dow Jones and S&P 500.
Google needs no introduction. Google’s Cloud Platform offers physical assets like computers and disk drives alongside virtual resources like virtual machines (VMs). These data centers are maintained globally and are isolated by region. Google provides a list of services currently provided on its cloud platform (and it is quite extensive).
International Business Machines Corporation (better known as IBM) offers services in analytics, automation, blockchain, IoT, infrastructure, and IT management within the scope of cloud computing.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers hybrid cloud services which provide integration of multiple clouds, on-site infrastructure, and cloud security.
Dell offers an integrated cloud platform on-site or a fully managed Data Center-as-a-Service. VMware Cloud delivers storage, networking software, and an overall convergence of enterprise infrastructure. VMware is proved as a service for developing and maintaining a comprehensive cloud network.
Microsoft offers Azure as its cloud computing platform and infrastructure. Microsoft maintains data centers across the globe to deliver Azure cloud services by region. Office 365 offers services like Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Yammer and others. Azure is a cloud computing platform for deploying and managing cloud applications as a service.
Yahoo offers Athenz, an open-source platform which offers centralized and decentralized cloud solutions. Yahoo’s datacenter offers thousands of physical and virtual computing options for infrastructure as a service. This includes automation and infrastructure security.