The value that cloud technologies deliver has grown exponentially over the last few years, providing greater business agility and new ways of working that have been greatly accelerated in response to the pandemic. Remote or hybrid workforces have become common, with people gaining access to real-time information from anywhere, anytime, on any device. Business teams are also gaining vital market insights and processing huge amounts of data, thanks to cloud-based applications, AI/ML platforms, and automation tools.
In this hyperconnected ecosystem, the increasing benefits of cloud as the transformational platform to build businesses are undeniably clear, and with cloud capabilities evolving, the business opportunities are expanding. Cloud advancements and a cloud development mindset have ushered in a new era, and among the new fields and advancements is the creation of industry-specific clouds. These custom-built cloud solutions are specifically designed to address unique industry challenges and nuances to provide greater advantages than standard cloud platforms, which are limited in their ability to provide industry-focused advantages.