Everywhere we turn the term “the Cloud” is now accepted as a reliable, predicable, and effective alternative to traditional network infrastructure. The driver as we all might expect is cost. Software defined networks are being deployed everywhere in all markets managing and simplifying the user interface. The Federal government spends more than $2 billion acquiring cloud-based services supporting Defense, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs with projected growth of more than 2 to 1 versus traditional network expenditures. Worldwide Cloud base services in 2017 will exceed $240 Billion whereby the USA being the fastest growing with 50% of the market.