Will the U.S. government’s IT organizations be ready to play their part in assuring the nation’s eminence in cognitive computing? Clearly, they must evolve. By 2023, about half the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT organizations today, according to the latest market study by Gartner.
Of the 58% of global enterprises operating in the cloud, two-thirds already operate four-or-more different cloud stacks. If you’re not there yet, you soon will be — and you must treat multicloud as an operational reality, refining your ability to integrate and operate solutions.
The worldwide cloud computing infrastructure market had another strong quarter in Q4 2018, as spending grew 46 percent to nearly $23 billion. The total outlay on cloud infrastructure in 2018 exceeded $80 billion — that’s up from $55 billion in 2017.
Most cloud providers have now released their earnings data for Q4 2018, Synergy estimates that quarterly cloud infrastructure service revenues (including IaaS, PaaS and hosted private cloud services) were ~$20 billion, giving a full-year total of ~$70 billion.