U.S. Businesses Spent 13 Billion on Cloud Computing in 2014

According to Forbes, the cloud computing industry is growing at a rapid rate. By year end 2015, end-user spending on cloud services could reach $180 billion.

For the average person cloud computing accomplishes tasks such as sharing files and backing up data. Small business use the cloud to collaborate and manage workflow. Even gamers use the cloud to back up their progress by using services like Minecraft server hosting.

Multiple companies have sprung up as the result of the popularity of cloud computing. Some of the popular service providers are Google Drive, Dropbox, Cubby and Carbonite to name a few.