As part of our annual predictions series for 2021, VMblog asked a number of different industry experts to share their thoughts about the new year.
In episode 5, we hear from these experts: Jeff Morris, VP Product and Solutions Marketing, Couchbase; Paul Speciale, Chief Product Officer, Scality; George Demarest, Head of Marketing, Kyligence; Kerem Koca, co-founder and co-CEO, Blue.Cloud; Chip Witt, VP of Product Management, SpyCloud; and Kumar Goswami, CEO, Komprise.
Watch as these experts talk about their 2021 predictions and share their thoughts around the future of technology within the IT industry.
[0:35] Listen in as Morris of Couchbase talks about digital transformations initiatives are changing their focus to address user experiences because user behavior has changed so dramatically. Come hear more about 5G, the cloud connected web, AI and more.
[2:23] Watch as Speciale of Scality makes his predictions around cloud native, containers and deployment of those services on Kubernetes. Cloud native applications will fuel and boost the growth of object storage. After, read the Scality 2021 Prediction article: Cloud Native, Hybrid, Unified File and Object Data.
[3:27] Don’t miss the predictions from Demarest of Kyligence as he talks about analytics, insights, and more data in 2021. This will require the use of machine learning and AI to optimize queries. And intelligence to keep an eye on cloud bill and cloud usage. After watching, don’t forget to read this Kyligence 2021 prediction article, Machine Learning and Pervasive Intelligence.
[4:44] Listen as Koca of Blue.Cloud as he predicts that cloud only service providers will be the super stars of 2021. It’s the end of the beginning of cloud adaptation for enterprise workflows.
[6:11] Hear why Witt of SpyCloud explains how the criminals are thriving in this 2020 created environment. The balance between work life and home life has been deeply impacted, and that’s helping the criminals. After watching, make sure to read this Scality 2021 prediction article: Mingling of work and personal accounts will lead to a rise in vulnerability.
[8:45] Watch as Goswami of Komprise shares his predictions around cloud storage costs, how they will rival and exceed cloud compute costs. After watching, read this Komprise 2021 prediction article: Enterprise File Workloads Shift to Cloud Data Management in 2021.
And don’t forget, you can read hundreds of prediction articles for 2021 from various industry experts across the board.