According to IDC, the global market for private cloud computing is expected to increase by 60% and reach 12 billion dollars by 2014, and approximately 44% of companies consider implementing a private cloud solution.
How cloud computing helped several industries was a recurring theme on my blog.
A great amount of companies have outsourced their IT services and infrastructure to the cloud providers in the past few years. And the trend is just at the beginning - many IT teams will have their responsibilities diminished or even eliminated in the following years.
As I stated a few months ago in one of the articles on my blog, DaaS would have been one of the hot topics in 2013. And the main reason for that is owed to the fact that Desktop as a Service is considered to be the ideal platform for cloud computing in small and medium-sized businesses.
Startups generally embrace cloud rapidly because it helps them get up and run faster, with low costs and great flexibility. The advantages for startups using the cloud are enormous:
operational expense not heavy upfront capital expenditures
concentrate on core competency,innovation and more time to be spent on developing the business, not managing the infrastructure
According to a recent report from KPMG International, businesses and IT leaders across the globe are finding cloud adoption to be more complicated than many had originally anticipated.