Guest Column | December 18, 2013

2014: The Year Of The Cloud

By Ray Emirzian, Vice President of Operations & Product Management, docSTAR

I often wonder if each year will feel as if we have reached the peak of technological advancement. How could we possibly squeeze more technology into our everyday lives? From the 55-inch smart TV on the wall to the smart phone in your pocket, we have grown increasingly dependent on our connection to the cloud. If these trends hold true, 2014 will bring even more cloud technology to our personal lives as well as our businesses.

According to, more and more companies are starting to weigh their options for cloud-based CRM systems. Cloud computing will account for 45 percent of all IT spending by 2016 in the form of cloud-related platforms and applications and nearly half of large enterprises will have cloud deployments by the end of 2017.

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