Autotask Audit: Cloud Computing Market Trends and the Best Jobs in Tech

February 06, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Gigaom: Cloud Computing Market Trends in 2015
By Paul Miller
Cloud computing didn’t disappoint expectations in 2014, and it continued to grow in its many forms over the year. Leaders such as Amazon Web Services set a punishing pace, as usual, but it was pursued with increasing conviction by the likes of Microsoft and Google.

InfoWorld: The best jobs are in tech, and so is the job growth
By Bill Snyder
If you thought that humble support technician was going the way of the telephone operator, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Job openings for the man or woman who picks up the phone when you call the help desk soared last year, and that job is now one of the fastest-growing occupations in IT.

CIO: Move Over, Big Data. Here Comes the Internet of Things. Or Not.
By Paddy Padmanabhan
2014 went by in a frenzied cacophony of Big Data as the salvation for corporate financial woes. As the year wore on, everyone got jaded by the incessant pitches from big data solution vendors, the long and excruciating conferences featuring the same speakers and the repeated references to the same clichéd case studies. But we’re in 2015 now.

The Wall Street Journal: CIO Network: Internet of Things Means Big Data
By Staff Writer
Cisco CEO John T. Chambers talks about how businesses can analyze the big data gathered by the internet of things. He speaks with WSJ’s Senior Deputy Technology Editor Scott Thurm at the CIO Network in San Diego, Calif.

CloudTech: Keeping up with generation cloud: Choose your technology wisely
By Staff Writer
As enterprises turn to public cloud services and managed service providers to meet their IT needs, colocation providers have seen their customer base gradually diminish. In fact, managed service providers now bring in five-times more revenue.

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