Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Big Cloud growth predicted in 2011

According to a Infoworld article on IT hiring slowing due to cloud growth they say IDC is forecasting that public cloud services revenue in the U.S. will grow nearly 24 percent, from $14.2 billion in 2010 to $17.6 billion in 2011.  In addition in the Hackett Group survey, IT firms were asked to rank their strategic priorities, and cloud computing ranked No. 4 this year, with 59 percent respondents citing it as a priority. Last year, cloud was ranked 10th out of 11, with only 27 percent of respondents identifying it as a critical priority.

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