Cloud Forecast: Where It's Been and Where It's Heading

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Cloud in 2018

Toward the beginning of 2018, cloud will be the de facto choice amongst individuals and businesses. Although we will never live in a world where all security threats have been eliminated, there will be easier access to security tools and best practices, so that companies that took to the cloud early will only continue to grow their cloud deployments, strongly positioning them to reap the benefits of the cloud faster than their lagging competitors.

Cloud computing adoption is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, according to a 2014 IDG Cloud Computing Study, cloud investments have increased by 19 percent in large-scale enterprises spending on average $3.3M a year. Not only that, but according to a recent report from RightScale, an overwhelming 93 percent of IT professionals have adopted the cloud in some form.

As the cloud continues on the path toward complete enterprise adoption, Pete Zimmerman, vice president of client services and operations, Sonian, takes a closer look at how far the market has come in such a short period of time, and how we can expect it to continue to (quickly) grow in the years ahead.


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