According to a recent Gartner study, the global market for cloud computing will grow at a compounded annual rate of 28 percent through 2015. On top of that, investing in the service will create 12 million jobs worldwide and IT innovation based around the cloud will generate $1.1 trillion a year over that same time frame.
As the Web-based threats evolve at a breakneck pace, companies are struggling to stay ahead of the latest threats and must consider turning to outside help.
For every step forward that the IT channel makes in the staffing department, there seems to be something to cause them to step back. Currently there are two competing jobs reports that show both the ups and downs of the industry.
Facebook is currently investigating a massive data security breach when malware was discovered on the laptops of several of its employees.
According to a report in the eCommerce Times, the “Immigration Innovation Act of 2013,” also known as the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) bill, has not only united the IT community but also both sides of the political aisle. It is the only piece of recent immigration reform to get in front Congress.
In the past, working from home meant using a floppy disk, working on the documents or spreadsheets and maybe answering emails if the system allowed it. Now, with the deployment of cloud technology, VoIP phone systems, video conferencing and mobile devices and applications, working from the living room is as easy as working from the office.