BuddeComm Intelligence Report - Cloud Technology Trends and Statistics


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.

Latest developments:

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.

Table of Contents

  • Cloud computing

    • Key considerations
  • As-a-Service offerings

    • Platform-as-a-Service
    • Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
    • Software-as-a-service (SaaS)
  • Cloud market statistics

  • Cloud computing market trends

    • Cloud computing for government
    • Governments around the world adopting cloud services (g-clouds)
    • Cloud computing for enterprise
    • Mobile cloud computing
    • Cloud security
    • Growth market – China
  • Unified Communications (UC) and the cloud

    • Early days
    • UC&C today
  • Cloud computing and telecoms

  • Related reports

List of Tables

  • Table 1 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) revenue – 2012 – 2018
  • Table 2 – Market share of leading IaaS players – 2016; 2017
  • Table 3 – Historical - global public cloud services revenue – 2016; 2017
  • Table 4 – Global public cloud services revenue – 2018 – 2020

List of Charts

  • Chart 1 – The rise of Amazon Web Services Revenue – 2012 – 2018

List of Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1 – Definition: Cloud computing
  • Exhibit 2 – Amazon Web Services – a public cloud leader
  • Exhibit 3 – Examples of key cloud models
  • Exhibit 4 – Examples of past and present government cloud projects
  • Exhibit 5 – Cloud principles
  • Exhibit 6 – Examples of enterprise cloud projects and development
  • Exhibit 7 – Planning Tool for Resource Integration, Synchronization, and Management (PRISM)

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Number of pages 31

Status Archived

Last updated 18 Nov 2018
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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