Cloud Computing Contributed $214 Billion to U.S. GDP in 2017

NextGov: The U.S. cloud economy has grown three-fold since the early 2000s and added some $214 billion in value to the U.S. gross domestic product in 2017, according to a report released Tuesday by the Internet Association.

The report, which attempts to measure the macroeconomic impacts of cloud computing, compiles economic and cloud data through 2002 when some of today’s cloud titans—Amazon Web Services, Google and Rackspace—were still in their infancy.

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