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Cloud services to top $200 billion by 2018; Google, IBM, Amazon lead market

 

Campbell, CALIFORNIA, November 13, 2014—Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its new Cloud Services for IT Infrastructure and Applications market size, market share, and forecasts report, which tracks the off-premises cloud services market and the vendors who play in this space. (Infonetics recently released a related study on North American enterprises’ cloud service strategies.)


The new 18-page cloud services report provides detailed analysis of the off-premises cloud services market, which consists of applications and computing infrastructure delivered from a cloud service provider’s (CSP) data center, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), cloud as a service (CaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS). To buy the report, contact Infonetics. To buy the report, contact Infonetics.


CLOUD ANALYST NOTE

“We continue to see new tools to automate data centers and technology for developers appear in the market, driving innovation around cloud as a service (CaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS), the revenue growth engines for off-premises cloud services,” notes Cliff Grossner, Ph.D., directing analyst for data center, cloud, and SDN at Infonetics Research.


Grossner adds: "The move to hybrid cloud architectures fuels the adoption of CaaS as enterprises migrate their on-premises data centers to a cloud architecture, where servers, storage, and networks are virtualized and applications are automatically deployed by data center orchestration software.”


CLOUD SERVICES MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

  • Infonetics forecasts the off-premises cloud services market to reach over $200 billion in 2018
  • Software as a service (SaaS) represents more than 2/5 of all off-premise cloud service revenue out to 2018
  • North America is where off-premise cloud services started, and it will remain the lead market through at least 2018
  • Google is the market share leader for CaaS and PaaS, IBM is #1 for SaaS, and Amazon is tops in IaaS

CLOUD SERVICES REPORT SYNOPSIS

Infonetics' annual cloud service report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for off-premises cloud services, including IaaS, CaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. The report also tracks SaaS subscribers. Vendors tracked include Amazon, AT&T, CA Technologies, CenturyLink, Cisco, Citrix, Deutsche Telekom, Equinix, Google, IBM, Internap, Microsoft, NTT, Oracle, Rackspace, Salesforce, SAP, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.


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RECENT & UPCOMING RESEARCH

Download Infonetics’ 2014 market research brochure, publication calendar, events brochure, report highlights, tables of contents, and more at www.infonetics.com/login.


INFONETICS WEBINARS

Visit www.infonetics.com/infonetics-events to register for upcoming webinars, view recent webinars on demand, or learn about sponsoring a webinar.

  • Protecting Your Organization from DNS Security Threats (Nov. 13: Attend)
  • DDoS Security: Protect Your Network and Hosting Customers (Nov. 19: Attend)
  • SDN and NFV Roundup of Trials and Deployments (View on-demand)
  • SDN Network Intelligence Holy Grail: The vSwitch or ToR? (View on-demand)
  • SDN and Hybrid Cloud: Getting the Most from the WAN (Sponsor)
  • Data Center Orchestration: Open Source or Proprietary? (Sponsor)

INFONETICS IS HIRING

Infonetics Research is hiring analysts. See job openings at www.infonetics.com/jobopp.asp.


TO INQUIRE ABOUT RESEARCH, CONTACT:

  • N. America (West), Asia Pacific: Larry Howard, larry@infonetics.com, +1-408-583-3335
  • N. America (East, Midwest), L. America, EMEA: Scott Coyne, scott@infonetics.com, +1-408-583-3395
  • Greater China, SE Asia, India: 大中华区 Jeffrey Song, jeffrey@infonetics.com, +86 21-3919-8505
  • Japan: 日本 Takashi Kimura, TAK Analytics takashi.kimura@takanalytics.com, +81 3-6408-5566
  • South Korea: 대한민국 Doug Moon, MBAP dougm@mbap.co.kr, +82 2-3453-9400

Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete more effectively. View Infonetics' About Us slides.


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"North America is where off-premise cloud services started, and it will remain the lead market through at least 2018."

Cliff Grossner
Directing Analyst, Data Center, Cloud, and SDN

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