Cloud Computing Has Gone Mainstream
Between 50 percent and 68 percent of organizations surveyed by Spiceworks have adopted cloud computing, moves that automatically boost communications spending.
Market research firm IDC predicted that the worldwide cloud market, which encompasses private, public and hybrid clouds, will jump from $95.8 billion this year to $118 billion in 2015 and $200 billion by 2018.
The private and hybrid clouds, which will call for IT involvement, should see the strongest growth, according to Technology Business Research. The private cloud is expected to grow 35% year-over-year in 2015 with the hybrid cloud predicted to grow 50 percent.