A few things have changed since the start of the COVID-19 lockdowns. The Global 2000, as well as governments, now understand that traditional data centers are more vulnerable to natural disasters (such as pandemics) than once thought.
Indeed, the use of cloud computing means that there are no physical data centers and servers to protect, and that we don’t rely on humans for physical operations as much as we did in the past.
Putting the obvious aside for now, let’s look at the future of cloud computing, specifically at the future of cloud computing architecture. I see a few changes happening now that won’t likely go away after the current crisis ends: