The best cloud computing services offer the opportunity for businesses to undergo digital transformation in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Cloud services have revolutionized computing, not least through IaaS, PaaS, and especially SaaS, which have allowed businesses to develop virtualized IT infrastructure and deliver software through the cloud, independent of a user's operating system.
Because cloud services are run through software platforms and virtualized networks, it means that it's easy to access and analyze data for the purposes of analytics as well as for business intelligence purposes. It also makes it easier to simplify all aspects of monitoring through cloud orchestration and the easy processing of log files through cloud logging services. The result is IT infrastructure that allows for better maintenance and patching while providing insights that would have previously been much more difficult to access.
The significant technological innovations in the cloud allow businesses to meet the rising customer expectations for customized and automated services. However, organizations must be careful in evaluating the processes, applications, and workloads that need to be moved to the cloud. With a plethora of players in the market, choosing the right cloud solution provider that meets the unique needs of a business can be daunting.
To help CIOs navigate through the list of cloud solution providers, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of CIO Applications Europe, narrowed the top 10 cloud solution providers and services that exhibit competence in delivering robust solutions.
We present to you CIO Applications Europe's "Top 10 Cloud Companies – 2021."