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Weak Economy? 14 million new jobs in cloud-computing!

There are two things we have all heard much about in recent years: the terrible global economy and the cloud. Joblessness, weak international trade, and weak currencies have had businesses on edge and putting a lot of pressure on purchasing managers to save money! Within this environment technology has continued to advance and  you see references to the cloud everywhere with many business applications. According to a study by International Data Corporation (IDC) and commissioned by Microsoft, cloud computing will contribute new jobs in a big way, 14 million by 2015 to be specific. You can view Microsoft’s whitepaper about the research here: “Cloud Computing to Create 14 Million New Jobs by 2015.” Here’s an infographic that outlines the key numbers from the research.

March 13, 2014
BY Bellwether

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