If the current scenario has made anything clear, it is that not all jobs and industries are equally affected by the crisis.

Whereas jobs in retail, travel, and hospitality have been affected the worst, jobs in certain sectors have in-fact grown.

One of these areas – which is among the most promising careers of the future, is Cloud computing.

Consumer technology companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have benefited from a large part of business moving online.

Powering all these businesses is the cloud infrastructure, which is to them what electricity is to factories.

This is the reason why the Times of India, in one of their reports, have highlighted that Cloud Technology will create over 1 million new jobs in India by 2022.

This number might actually go higher than thought before.

Many leading companies also mention that they get fewer candidates for interviews than the openings they have for cloud computing roles, a scenario which is unheard of in other jobs where you have thousands of applications for any opening.

All this makes it more important to understand the history and scope of cloud computing.

But, how did cloud computing become so prevalent?

Rising internet media consumption

We spend weekends doing Netflix and chill, save tons of selfies we take every day on Google Drive, or post them on Facebook or Instagram; the cloud has found its way everywhere.

Cloud is not just affecting the lives of a typical person but has also completely transformed the way businesses store and access their valuable data.

Making it easy to deploy and scale applications

Due to its flexibility, scalability, and pay-as-you-go model, cloud computing has enabled companies to deploy digital products and services without worrying about physical infrastructure.

The cloud services companies of all sizes…The cloud is for everyone. The cloud is a democracy.

As very rightly quoted by Marc Benioff, Founder, CEO & Chairman of Salesforce, cloud computing has made it possible to save costs, accelerate the pace of projects, and speed up the digital transformation of companies invariably.

Innovation from internet giants

Cloud computing has become the focus of modern computing companies as well.

Due to highly specialized and scalable infrastructure technologies being offered by Google, Amazon, Microsoft and the likes, it becomes easier for the newer companies to build on top of existing innovation rather than reinventing the wheel.

Clearly, cloud computing has penetrated deeply into the IT infrastructure for many companies worldwide, with over 50% of companies extensively using it.

Its usage is increasing day-by-day, leading to increased demands of skilled cloud computing professionals. Which takes us to the next question.

How to build a career in cloud computing?

If you are enticed by the idea of working in the field of cloud computing, then there is no better time to learn it.

Companies are aggressively hiring in this field. With the right skill set, you will find yourself highly employable.

Since it is a thoroughly technical subject, undergoing a comprehensive and accredited course is the best way to go about it.

We are sharing details on one of the most highly rated and comprehensive courses out there.

PG Certificate Program in Cloud Computing from Jigsaw Academy (in partnership with AWS Educate)

A blended program with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) in collaboration with AWS Educate and powered by Jigsaw Academy.

Course duration is 5.5 months, comprising five subjects, where you can strengthen your Cloud Foundation skills followed by the specialization of AWS.

Here are the important highlights of the course:

  • Based on top tools like Microsoft Azure, Big Data Hadoop, ML, IoT, & DevOps on AWS, etc.
  • Covers fundamentals of emerging technologies like Big Data, ML, DevOps, IoT on AWS Platform.
  • Offers 100+ hours of hands-on lab on Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Open Stack & Google Cloud Platform through a capstone project, 50+ exercises, assignments & quizzes.
  • Enables you to prepare for certifications like AWS Solution Architect – Associate / AWS-Developer Associate / AWS Certified Sysops Administrator.
  • Offers career leap assurance program includes career leap session, career networking events, meetups & much more.

Click here to know more about the program

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All the best!

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Rashmi Karan

Rashmi Karan

Rashmi is helping Data Science & AI professionals make informed upskilling decisions at Naukri Learning. With data expected to play a vital role, she's trying to create an impact on careers of many.

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