Demand for cloud is driving a bull market for candidates with still-rare skill sets.

Aldrin Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2017

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Technology services providers are being pressured from every angle to aggressively evolve and build practices around the booming business of cloud computing.

But a consequence of the furious pace of cloud adoption has been a shortage of cloud-savvy technicians, forcing MSPs to pay up for essential talent – if they can manage to lure those qualified candidates at all.

In an article for tech site InfoWorld, cloud consultant David Linthicum detailed three critical cloud jobs that will likely prove very hard (not to mention expensive) for many companies to fill.

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About the Author(s)

Aldrin Brown

Editor-in-Chief, Penton

Veteran journalist Aldrin Brown comes to Penton Technology from Empire Digital Strategies, a business-to-business consulting firm that he founded that provides e-commerce, content and social media solutions to businesses, nonprofits and other organizations seeking to create or grow their digital presence.

Previously, Brown served as the Desert Bureau Chief for City News Service in Southern California and Regional Editor for Patch, AOL's network of local news sites. At Patch, he managed a staff of journalists and more than 30 hyper-local and business news and information websites throughout California. In addition to his work in technology and business, Brown was the city editor for The Sun, a daily newspaper based in San Bernardino, CA; the college sports editor at The Tennessean, Nashville, TN; and an investigative reporter at the Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA.


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