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."
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.
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.