Cloud News of the Week

Cloud News of the Week – January 30

Public Cloud on the Rise While Private Cloud Usage Declines


By Wyatt Carlson

The use of public clouds has nearly doubled to 57 percent from 30 percent since 2012, while private cloud use has dropped to 40 percent from 52 percent, according to an Interop ITX and InformationWeek survey.
Even further, the respondents who use a private cloud estimate a 12 percent drop between current and future usage, with 28 percent expecting to use a private cloud for new projects.

How Will Cloud Computing Affect IT Support Services?


In the 80’s it was Home Computing, in the 90’s it was Internet Computing, the 2000’s was wireless computing. What’s next? Cloud Computing is looking to be the way forward. Cloud Computing, similarly to home computing and the internet will revolutionize the way people interact and use technology. Cloud computing will change the way you live.

More proof the cloud is winning big


By Frederick Paul

One way to track the growth of cloud computing is to follow the investments in the infrastructure and equipment that make it run. That’s why IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker is so revealing.

The Cloud in a digital age


By David Stokes

The Cloud has undoubtedly changed the way modern business operates, and in today’s digital economy there’s little room for error. Yet, with high stakes also comes a wealth of opportunity for the UK economy.
2016 saw many dynamic, political and socio-economic shifts, which will play out over the course of the next few years. But ultimately the game changer remains the same: businesses are realising the significance of flexibility and choice when it comes to data and the cloud, and how this can help their business to accelerate growth, be successful, and stave off future competition.

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