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Get ready for cloud technology: learn about our new Microsoft training and
certifications

Business is moving to the cloud. According to IDC predictions for 2011:

"80% of new software will be available as cloud services; by
2014, over one-third of software purchases will be delivered through the cloud."

IDC
Predictions 2011*

To keep pace with their customers and employers, most IT professionals and
developers will need to have additional skills. If you are ready for the
challenge, Microsoft is ready to help.

Download the Cloud Computing white paper

Cloud Computing: What IT Professionals Need to Know

Explore the advantages of moving to the cloud, and learn more about the delta
skill sets that IT pros will want to acquire.

Microsoft cloud services: training and certification

Cloud technology creates new opportunities and job roles, but it also impacts
current ones.

We recommend that you start by building skills that apply to both on-premise
computing and cloud computing. If you already have on-premise skills, you can
enhance your skill set to include cloud computing. Consult the following tables
for guidance on where to get started.