While the IC’s research organization looks into adding security to cloud environments, in the here and now, intelligence agencies are sharing more data.
Research firm Deltek expects federal demand for cloud computing services to grow to $6.2 billion by 2020, a 21.4 percent compound annual growth rate. Deltek made the forecast in, “Federal Priorities: Cloud, Big Data, Mobility, and Data Centers, 2015–2020,” in October 2015. Here is a snapshot of how Deltek expects the market to expand:
Fiscal Year 2015: $2.35 billion
Fiscal Year 2016: $3.1 billion
Fiscal Year 2017: $3.85 billion
Fiscal Year 2018: $4.8 billion
Fiscal Year 2019: $5.8 billion
Fiscal Year 2020: $6.2 billion