Top 10 predictions for 2011

cloud-services

Public cloud services adoption will grow at over five times the rate of the IT industry. 2011 will be a big year for private cloud services adoption and deployment. The platform-as-a-service (PaaS) battle will determine ‘the next Microsoft’. Battle for hybrid cloud management.

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But all of this will lead to Death of cloud computing by 2012. Worldwide IT spending will be $1.6 trillion. Growth of 5.7% in 2011, down from surprisingly strong 6.4% in 2010. Hardware growth of 7.8% – driven by converged mobile devices, networking equipment, and PCs. Rebound in software (5.3%) and services (3.4%).

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