The buzz around cloud computing has been quite present lately. More and more large corporations are starting to use the cloud to improve their IT capabilities, leading to an increase in data-driven decision-making and a higher pace of innovation. Cloud infrastructure has become a staple for some rapidly advancing sectors, like the entertainment industry. For example, Netflix migrated to the cloud back in 2015, resulting in immense scalability and performance advantages. To take advantage of the cloud, you however don’t need to be a big digital native company like Netflix. In this article, we’ll take a look at what cloud computing is, its advantages as well as disadvantages and what we expect its future to look like.