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Cloud Computing in the wake of Metaverse

Cloud Computing advancements are at the core of the Metaverse rise.

Technology is progressing at a fast pace. Smartphones, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain are just a few of the ground-breaking technical concepts that have piqued the IT industry's interest in the past. The term "metaverse" is a recent buzzword that has attracted the worldwide tech sector's interest to the point where it has become a primary aim for several global digital behemoths.

The Metaverse is a point where several immersive technologies, such as augmented reality, head-mounted display AR, IoT, 5G, spatial technology, and AI, come together to create the ultimate user experience, allowing you to engage with other humans or digital entities in a virtual environment.

The buzz around Metaverse

According to Gartner, 25% of internet users will spend at least an hour every day on Metaverse for shopping, work, entertainment and social media. It is supported by an independent virtual economy enabled by non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and digital currencies.

In the Metaverse, more processing power will be required

Metaverse is still in its infancy, and it will necessitate a massive infrastructure to reconstruct and advance the technology, which will include additional computing power, 3D visuals, virtual reality technologies, Internet connectivity, and other features. While Facebook has been a driving influence, Nvidia, Microsoft, Unity Software, Autodesk, Adobe, and Tencent are among the companies working on Metaverse.

Metaverse still has cloud computing in its essence

In the previous fifteen years, cloud computing has gone from being questioned to becoming a new generation of IT standards, causing breakthroughs and revolutions throughout the ICT sector. Cloud computing is still in the early stages of development. Cloud spending currently accounts for only 5% to 15% of total IT spending, according to analysts. In the future, a big amount of workloads will be moved to the cloud, and many innovations will occur there. As a growing number of organizations relocate to the virtual world, the cloud industry will realize its full potential with Metaverse.

The Metaverse relies heavily on cloud computing

Meta will use extra cloud computing, storage, database, and security services to improve privacy, security, reliability, and scalability by supplementing its existing local infrastructure with cloud technology's reliable infrastructure and complete features.

AR Cloud

The augmented reality cloud is a new 3D map of the globe that is superimposed on the real world. The experience and information related, augmented, and shared to a physical location will be enhanced by the AR cloud. Companies will soon employ this technology to construct their own versions of service channels, leveraging the Metaverse's possibilities.

Meta plans to use cloud services to support the companies it has acquired, as well as host third-party cooperative apps in the cloud. It will also use Cloud computing technologies to speed up the Meta AI department's artificial intelligence project's research and development. Meta will also work with clients to improve the performance of PyTorch, a cloud-based deep learning computing platform, and to help developers create, train, deploy, and operate AI and machine learning models faster.

This is an area where cloud computing could be very useful. The Metaverse is a universe where cloud computing can be vastly enhanced. Computation, storage, machine learning, and other services are all intrinsically tied to cloud computing in the Metaverse.

Meta-universe is a hybrid system that incorporates a number of well-known technologies, with cloud computing serving as the backbone. Machine learning is intrinsically related to modeling in the digital world and interacting with it. Simultaneously, the meta-environment universes will unavoidably generate a large amount of data, which is intimately related to the underlying platform, which must be the cloud.

There's no doubting that augmented and virtual reality will have significant future applications, but Metaverse takes those notions to a whole new level. It's also vital to keep in mind that data is at the heart of everything Metaverse does. The demand for data, processing, and computing continues to grow as more people and businesses participate in and exploit this virtual environment. In some ways, cloud computing is only getting started, and with the rise of Meta, we will see cloud computing's true potential emerge.

Author: Anuj Bairathi, CEO & Founder, Cyfuture

Source: ET Edge Insights


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