Talent and Industry Facts
Redmond’s leadership in cloud computing and infrastructure is the legacy of Microsoft’s focus on distributed computing in the 1990’s. Today, leading companies such as Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are expanding in the region and new enterprises are attracting significant venture investment to build tomorrow’s computing platforms. Rapidly growing sectors leveraging the cloud platform are data analytics and Software as a Service (SaaS). Given Redmond’s talent pool, more and more companies are turning to Redmond to gain efficiency through cloud services. It can be said that now, it’s always Cloudy in the Pacific Northwest.