Cloud grew 18 per cent year-on-year to account for one-third of global IT infrastructure spending in 2014, according to an IDC report detailing a $26.4 billion outlay on cloud in 2014.
Private cloud spending has seen the biggest expansion, with over 20 per cent year-on-year growth to the tune of $10 billion. Public cloud lagged behind slightly, but still totalled $16.5 billion following a 17.5 per cent increase
We spoke with our Technical Director, Adriaan Bekker after he returned from his visit in Washington D.C. to attend the Microsoft Inspire event. He was among 17,000 other attendees from around the world and from a wide range of organisations visiting the event.