"Cloud-computing data centers are the engine rooms of the other 3rd platform technologies of mobile, social and big data. Building these cloud power plants is increasingly a costly, high-stakes endeavor. In 2015, IDC predicts, there will be a winnowing.In 2015, Technology Shifts Accelerate and China Rules, IDC Predicts - NYTimes.com
The leading players will keep spending and growing, and IDC identifies the leaders as Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM. “But we’ll see a lot of dropouts, as companies pull back from cloud infrastructure and focus on what they’re good at,” Mr. Gens said."
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
In 2015, Technology Shifts Accelerate and China Rules, IDC Predicts - NYTimes.com
IDC forecasts less crowded cloudy days ahead