The cloud computing field is reaching new heights. In fact, the field of cloud computing is projected to have a market size of $623.3 billion in the next two years, and 94% of computing is expected to be run through cloud data centers this year.
With cloud computing growing so quickly, tons of new jobs will soon hit the market. If you’ve thought about entering the tech industry, now is a great time to prepare and begin exploring the world of cloud computing.
Find out what cloud engineers do and how you can land your dream job as a cloud engineer in 2021.
To help you upskill your resume, we’ve added seven new courses and Nanodegree programs to our School of Cloud Computing in the last six months. Keep reading to learn more about the courses and Nanodegree programs and see which one is right for you.
In fact, as we launched the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program scholarship, we discovered that this program attracted really passionate students from across the globe, in different industries with different experiences.
We want to celebrate these students as well as the launch of the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program, and share their experiences so that it may inspire others to reinvest in their education to be ready for the new world of work.
Earlier this year, the Udacity team announced that we partnered with Nutanix — the leading provider of Hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) software — to create the Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program. As part of the initiative, we announced 500 scholarships to the newly built Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree program. Today, we’re excited to inform you that this Nanodegree program is now ready for the scholarship winners and also open for enrollment.
Speaking about the partnership Inder Sidhu, Executive Vice President of Global Customer Success at Nutanix, said, “At Nutanix we strive to provide ongoing educational opportunities for our customers and prospects so they are constantly learning. Our partnership with Udacity has received incredibly positive feedback from students. We now enter the next phase of our partnership by awarding 500 free scholarships to the full Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree program.”
As of 2020, Microsoft Azure has a 60% adoption rate with a whopping 95% of the Fortune 500 companies using Azure technologies. This makes Azure one of the most popular cloud services platforms used by enterprises, making it a crucial tool for cloud computing professionals — especially cloud developers — to add to their skillset.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently one of the most used cloud services providers in the market, with Amazon reporting $10.8 million in sales in Q2 2020 alone. With 29% growth in a single quarter, the adoption of AWS shows no signs of slowing down.
This growth means the demand for roles like AWS developers continues to increase.
The role of an AWS Developer offers a unique, engaging, challenging, and rewarding experience for those looking to break into these positions.