Virtualization in Cloud Computing: Benefits to Educators and Students
The future of education is in the cloud. According to Technavio marketing research, the global cloud computing market in K-12 education will see a compound annual growth rate of 18.77%, growing by 1.74 billion dollars through 2026 as educators try to enhance productivity, and improve the overall learning experience. To do this, they’re leveraging virtualization in cloud computing, migrating learning modules, student and faculty activities, as well as data storage to the cloud with strict data protection protocols in place. Findings from an EdWeek survey corroborate this, with 80% of education technology leaders stating that their districts are using cloud-based software to save time and money. Let’s look at some of the top ways the cloud is changing education.