Colleges see the cloud as one tool to keep higher ed affordable

September 3, 2019 | Forbes

Colleges and universities will increase their investments in cloud applications and infrastructure by 22.3% by 2023, according to the most recent five-year forecast from the research firm Ovum.

The cautious nature of college administrators and professors may have caused them to hold off on cloud computing until it proved its value—but no more. “It’s no longer a question of ‘if’ institutions will move to the cloud, but ‘when,’” says Joyce Kim, education technology analyst at Ovum and lead author of the forecast.

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