SoftwareDevlpr_shttrstckThere is growing competition in cloud computing and Washington State has become the recognized hub of cloud services. Companies focused on big data storage and cloud platform applications are expanding their footprint in Washington. As we’ve posted in recent weeks, major tech players with satellite offices in the Seattle area are rapidly increasing their software development capacity. Oracle and Qumulo are the latest to take steps towards significant expansion in Washington. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

These cloud companies along with tech leaders such as Google, Twitter, Apple and Facebook recognize there is a depth of talent and a robust culture of creativity that is the hallmark of the entrepreneurial community in Washington State.

This week Washington State Department of Commerce trade team is leading a delegation of mobile app development companies to GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. Read about the companies in the Washington State delegation here.

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