Last updated: 18 Nov 2018 Update History
Report Status: Archived
Report Pages: 31
Analyst: Kylie Wansink
As we look towards 2019 we can see that the cloud computing scene is maturing and enterprise, consumer and government confidence has grown in regards to utilizing cloud services. We will continue to see increasing examples of innovation surrounding cloud applications.
For the past few years, cloud computing has been one of the fastest growing areas for the IT sector. While around 90% of larger enterprises in the developed markets have embraced it; the benefits provided by cloud platforms; most small and medium-sized businesses still need to start on the road to cloud computing.
The leading cloud technology vendors are now also looking towards new markets and applications to apply their technology. Boosting government uptake of cloud solutions in new markets, increasing adoption of cloud in the emerging markets in general (particularly China) and mobile cloud computing are all key areas of interest to the major players.
This BuddeComm Intelligence report explores some of the key issues and trends surrounding cloud computing. It provides key global statistics and recent developments including the role of telecoms operators.
There is increasing interest in hybrid clouds; Cloud security and privacy are issues to consider however there is less concern by may now that cloud services are well established; Cloud services revenue continues to grow; Mobile cloud computing is a growth area.
As you know, I have resigned from the Labor Ministry and have decided not to re-contest the seat of Charlton at the next election – both for personal reasons.
Before leaving Parliament, I particularly wish to record my thanks to you for your generous and constructive participation in the deliberations that generated significant economic policy reforms for the Australian community. Continuous economic transformation is a key challenge that faces all Governments.
The development of sound public policy should always be contestable. Ultimately, good and equitable outcomes are not concessions to any particular interest group, but the careful balancing of interests to create the greatest possible benefit for the nation. You have contributed to that, and I sincerely thank you for it.
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