|Create Date||March 19, 2015|
|Last Updated||May 20, 2015|
In 1993, there were 14 million internet users. Today, there are nearly three billion according to Internet Live Stats. The global smartphone market will reach 1.75 billion in 2014 according to e-Marketer. And there are 10 billion internet connected devices today, predicted to swell to 50 billion by 2020.
This white paper aims to clearly demonstrate that the big cloud opportunity is here and it lies in hosting next generation applications (or apps). After reading this white paper, service providers will be better placed to position themselves for the next generation app market, understand how to become a next generation cloud provider by looking at the market opportunity, understand why the app development and DevOps communities are the ones to target and identify what solutions are necessary to capture this demand and grow the business quickly.
|How to Become a Next Generation Cloud Provider|