According to an 09/07/2016 article by NextGov, the biggest disruptive force in the global tech market over the past two decades has been the $114 billion public cloud services market. Growth to $236 billion is predicted by 2020, representing a 23% annual growth rate and becoming the dominant technology model in just over three years.
The Obama administration’s fiscal 2017 budget calls for $7.3 billion in spending on provisioned services like cloud computing and, according to the article, federal agency systems, some of which date back to the 1970s, are in dire need of modernization.
All of the quality assurance required to support updating of public and government sector IT systems will require skilled support. If you are planning your next career move in quality now, this may be worthwhile information to consider.
To read the full article, visit: http://www.nextgov.com/cloud-computing/2016/09/public-cloud-market-exceed-236b-2020/131340/?oref=big-data