Friday, March 30, 2012

Cloudy Stats

CompTIA and Firebrand recently launched CompTIA Cloud Essentials. These are some stats for Cloud:

  • More than 12,000 cloud computing related jobs are now open in the U.K. and U.S. (source:
  • The mobile cloud-based application market is anticipated to reach $9.5 billion by 2014 (source: Gartner Research)
  • 8 in 10 HR professionals say IT certifications will grow in importance in the next two years (source: CompTIA’s market research)
  • 72 per cent of organisations 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)