Gartner Says The Personal Cloud Is Poised To Eclipse The PC As The Hub Of Consumers’ Digital Lives By 2014

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Gartner Press Release 

Key Issues Facing Cloud Computing To Be Examined At Gartners Infrastructure, Operations and Data Centre Summit, May 14-15, in Mumbai – The personal cloud is poised to eclipse the PC as the hub of consumers’ digital lives by 2014 as rapid growth in the use of apps and services introduces a new paradigm for how people store, synchronize, share and stream content, according to Gartner, Inc.

“The personal cloud isn’t a single offering, but a reflection of consumers’ expectation that their content will flow seamlessly as the result of a combination of services that overlap the consumer, business and government domains. It encompasses content storage, synchronization, sharing and streaming, as well as context-based access,” said MichaelGartenberg, research director at Gartner.

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