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Cloud Tech to Reach New Heights in 2016

Cloud computing will become almost as common as turning on the lights; technology vendors and their partners will wrestle over compensation; and businesses will demand better end user experiences from their technology in 2016, according to the research team at CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry trade association.
Each January CompTIA produces its annual IT Industry Outlook, examining the key trends and growth drivers that will shape the IT industry, channel and workforce for the next 12 months. As a prelude to its 2016 report, CompTIA has unveiled three trends to watch in 2016.
Cloud computing has been a significant trend for several years and its transformative impact on IT operations and technology shows no signs of abating. In the New Year, it's highly likely to take another big step forward.
The "everything-as-a-service" universe made possible by the cloud is impacting the financial relationship between technology vendors and their channel partners. For many partners, vendor-provided margin plays second fiddle to what the partner earns on its own through services. Efforts to provide better end-to-end experiences with technologies for business users will intensify.
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