Anytime an industry report releases that supports the direction of your company, you have to latch on to it quick. That’s what Microsoft is doing today by posting, not one, but TWO, press releases about IDC’s recent report stating that cloud computing will create nearly 14 million new jobs globally by 2015. What Microsoft doesn’t state in their press releases is that the majority of jobs being created will not be in the U.S. Instead, they will be in India and China.
Press release 1: Microsoft: Cloud Computing to Create Millions of Jobs
Press release 2: Cloud Computing to Create 14 Million New Jobs by 2015
Grab the Microsoft sponsored IDC report: IDC: Cloud Computing’s Role in Job Creation
Here’s IDC’s graphic to explain their conclusion.