Microsoft India Managing Director Karan Bajwa shared IT predictions for enterprises for 2015.
Bajwa said Cloud adoption is no longer a technology buzzword tossed around in company corridors.
“It’s mainstream now than ever before and to be on the cloud is today every business’ priority. Cloud is real and businesses of all sizes are leveraging it across the globe and in India,” he added.
Microsoft predictions for large businesses:
# Internet of Things will go mainstream
# Businesses will strengthen cybersecurity
# Machine learning will give businesses a leg up on the competition
Microsoft predictions s for SMBs:
# SMBs will start leveraging Internet of Things
# Niche apps and mobile payment will go mainstream
# SMBs will capitalize on Big Data for business decisions
80 percent of Fortune 500 companies run Microsoft’s cloud platform, and this is a trend that cuts across industries and geographies. Cybersecurity will continue to emerge as a dominant focus area in 2015. In addition, newer technologies like Internet of Things and Machine learning will catch the imagination of business.
According to Gartner, by 2016-end, mobile digital assistants will be responsible for more than $2 billion in online shopping, globally.