Dave Evans, chief technologist and futurist for the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group recently spoke at Cisco Live 2012.
The annual event which took place from January 31st to February 3rd in London, is one of the industry’s premier education and training events for IT, networking and communication professionals. During Cisco Live, Dave Evans outlined what he forsees as the top 10 technology trends that will change the world in the next decade.
Mr. Evans highlighted a number of different trends that have the power to drastically change our world. These include an increase in internet connectectivity, network speeds, social networking and the cloud. In relation to cloud computing Mr. Evans predicts that by 2020 one third of all data will live in or pass through the cloud and in addition, IT spending on innovation and cloud computing could top $1 trillion by 2014.