IDC Report predicts spending on IT Cloud Services will hit $72.9 billion in four years

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The IT analytics firm, IDC, has announced its forecast that cloud computing will be changing the landscape of IT between now and 2015, and that by that time, at its current compound annual growth rate (CAGR), its spending will reach $72.9 billion. This CAGR of 27.6 percent is expected to achieve that total by the end of that year, which is tremendously greater than last year’s $21.5 billion. However, IDC has noted that while this growth is important, the impact of IT cloud services will reach far beyond mere spending.…

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Apple takes a walk in the clouds with new all-in-one platform

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Yesterday in San Francisco, California, Apple hosted their annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference. CEO Steve Jobs was in attendance to show off some of the innovative developments coming from the major tech company. Jobs spoke to some 5,000 software engineers, regaling them with tales of the ill-fated MobileMe platform, which he then announced had been terminated in lieu of a new project that would prove to be a worthy successor for the ambitious plans of MobileMe. After announcing that MobileMe will no longer be in existence, Jobs unveiled the iCloud. The…

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