Cloud computing technology is expected to create 1.38 crore jobs in the world economy by 2015 and the industry can save 20 to 50 per cent of expenditure on information technology by adopting cloud computing technology and plough it back into the core business to enhance the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country, G. Jayachandra Reddy, Principal of YSR College of Engineering, Proddatur, has said.

Addressing a two-day national-level workshop on Cloud Computing Technology organised by the Department of Computer Science & Engineering Department in Vaagdevi Institute of Technology and Science, Proddatur, in association with Infosys, Hyderabad, Dr. Jayachandra Reddy deliberated on the role of technology in producing goods at affordable prices and added that sustainable technology can enhance productivity of goods and services.

Cloud computing technology would provide an economical attractive storage space and softwares for computation works of individuals and businesses, he said.

Senior software engineers of Infosys, Hyderabad, B. Sasidhar Reddy and K. Srikanth acted as resource persons in the workshop.

Mr. Sasidhar Reddy highlighted the virtualisation and NOSQL. Mr. Srinath explained about the basic features and applications of IAAS and PAAS. Nearly two hundred participants from various engineering colleges from the southern states attended the workshop.

VITS Principal N. Kumara Swamy and Convener U. Seshadri also spoke.

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