The datacenter is changing from servers, storage and interconnects to an API. IDC predicts a $100 billion cloud computing market and a 25% growth rate in 2014. Gartner predicts $131 billion in 2014. This year is a big inflection point for the industry, similar to the change from centralized computing (mainframes) to client/server in the 1990s.
IT managers need help with the transition. There’s tremendous demand for technical content related to Infrastructure as a Resource (IaaS). The AWS Re:invent conference had 5,000 attendees in 2012 and 9,000 attendees in 2013. AWS certification training demonstrated the fastest rise in demand of any IT training topic in 2013 from a leading online training company.
Amazon introduced AWS certification April 30, 2013. Google is expected to introduce GCP certification this year. Back in the client/server days, IT managers would purchase servers, switches, routers and enterprise software for tens or hundreds of millions of dollars per year. The hardware and software vendors would hand-hold customers for installation, configuration and training. In the age of cloud computing, training is limited or non-existent. It only takes a credit card to sign up for AWS or GCP. Who will teach DevOps and IT managers how to migrate from client/server to cloud?
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