No question about it: cloud computing is changing the world. It’s the invisible part of your smartphone and tablet, the part that holds your apps and files, and lets you work from anywhere. (Business Insider, April 2014)
IBM estimates that 85% of new software today is being built for the cloud and that one-quarter of the world’s apps will be available on the cloud by 2016.
By 2017, enterprises are expected to be spending $235 billion on the cloud, predicts market research firm IHS.