Friday, 30 March 2012

Five Cloudy Stats

Following are some of the stats for CompTIA Cloud Essentials, launched by CompTIA and Firebrand very recently:

  • More than 12,000 jobs are now open in the U.K. and U.S. that involve cloud computing (source:
  • The mobile cloud-based application market expected to reach $9.5 billion by 2014, (source: Gartner Research)
  • 8 in 10 HR professionals say IT certifications will grow in importance over the next two years (source: CompTIA’s market research)
  • 72 per cent of businesses feel more positive about cloud computing than they did one year ago (source: CompTIA’s market research)
  • 56 per cent of business end-users plan to increase their cloud investments by 10 per cent or more in the next one year (source: CompTIA’s market research)