|from Cisco's Global Cloud Index report)|
Cloud usage is set to quadruple by the year 2019 due to the demands of IoT, business processes and mobile applications, according to Cisco's fifth annual Global Cloud Index, which the company released this week. The forecast also predicts a huge surge in cloud service usage.
Indeed, "enterprise and government organizations are moving from test cloud environments to trusting clouds with their mission-critical workloads. At the same time, consumers continue to expect on-demand, anytime access to their content and services nearly everywhere," said Doug Webster, Cisco's vice president of service provider marketing, in a press release for theCisco Global Cloud Index (2014-2019).
read more in Cisco's Cloudy Forecast