There is no doubt that cloud computing has arrived and how! With its rising popularity, there has also been growing focus on solutions that enable companies to leverage the might of cloud computing. Case in point: Cloud native apps, which are now all the rage in the market on account of the fact that they are quite simple to adapt, enable companies to extend their capabilities without necessitating excessive coding, etc. We have listed some of their other benefits in detail in order to help you better understand the potential of these game-changing tools.

  1. Speed and cost-effectiveness: As demand grows and evolves, companies that make use of on-premises systems often rely on guesswork about critical factors in order to brace for changes and effecting such updates can also be very expensive and time-consuming. This is not a problem with cloud native apps, which can be quickly scaled up or down on the basis of demand without necessitating extensive investment and efforts.
  2. Security: One must admit that on-premises systems are not without their flaws, especially when it comes to security. With on-premises systems, it is imperative for the security team to continually induct modern technologies and tools to fortify security and then also maintain and scale such solutions as the business grows. Cloud-native apps save companies from such extensive efforts, allowing security teams to simply manage all data through dashboards.
  3. Adaptability: It is no secret that a modern day company must be able to adapt to changing requirements and situations in the market in order to not sustain its business but also thrive in the face of challenges. A cloud native app is highly conducive for such goals, enabling companies to adapt in accordance to the market and business’ requirements sans run-of-the-mill dependencies that eventually bound users to only specific iterations of the software offering.
  4. Scalability: Yet another compelling benefit of using cloud-native applications is that it enables the company to either completely do away with or at least reduce the reliance on hardware and other physical IT infrastructure. How? Well, cloud native apps make use of software-defined infrastructure, which not only eliminates said reliance but also empowers commodity servers to facilitate horizontal scalability. This, in turn, removes the need for additional requisites such as storage, memory, processors, etc. for the current lot of servers. Oh, and did we mention that horizontal scalability is a vital factor in the provision of cloud services from giants such as Facebook, Amazon, etc.

We understand that companies across the broad spectrum of industries have long relied on on-premises, legacy solutions. However, technology has clearly evolved, empowering the world with myriad advanced solutions and tools to help make it easier to run one’s business. Clearly, cloud-native apps are one of those highly important tools that the market has access to, allowing companies to adapt a more customer-centric approach and become more agile. Plus, modern day agile cloud-native apps are also enabling seamless collaboration across companies and helping them deliver substantially better customer experiences as well. Suffice it to say that such apps have proven to be a critical tool in the arsenal of any modern-day organization. So, if you have been on the fence about cloud native application development so far, now you know precisely why it comes so highly recommended by experts all over the world.

Author's Bio: 

Kaushal Shah manages digital marketing communications for the enterprise technology services provided by Rishabh Software.