Is Cloud Computing the Next Employment Driver?
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December 22, 2012 - 12:26am
Econintersect: There are credible estimates that as many as 23 million people in the U.S. who want full-time jobs are unemployed or under-employed. A report from the analyst firm IDC earlier this year indicated that nearly 1/3 of that number of new jobs are being created in IT (information technology) cloud services by 2015. Unfortunately only 1.2 million of these will be North American jobs, according to the report. The big winners will be China and India expected, to have about 1/2 of all the cloud computing jobs by the end of 2015. These jobs will result from the projected $1.1 trillion a year in new business revenues. The IDC study was commissioned by Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT).
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