Steve Ballmer has said Microsoft is "betting the company" on cloud computing. He also offered some very interesting numbers with regards to how much of the company is focusing on cloud-related projects.
Speaking yesterday at the University of Washington, Steve Ballmer told students that the cloud has always been a source of tension at Microsoft and there's a lot of unrealized potential. Ballmer revealed that at the moment, 70 percent of Microsoft employees are working on cloud-related project. In a year's time, that number will have jumped to 90 percent. “We’re all in,” PaidContent cites the CEO as saying. “This is the bet for our company.”
Cloud computing is something a lot of people have no faith in. Trusting an outside source with all of your information is risky, and keeping a back up of all your documents sort of defeats the purpose of cloud storage. Do you think there will ever be a time when you trust the Cloud with your work? Let us know in the comments below.