China Summary Translation: Foreign Players Stake Claims on China's Cloud Market

Archived Published: 16 October 2014 ID: G00270360


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International cloud players are entering China's nascent market and will stimulate competition and demand for cloud infrastructure-as-a-service offerings in its underserved enterprise segment. We analyze opportunities and constraints to help cloud providers planning to compete in this market.

Table of Contents

  • 中国情况
  • 主要影响
  • 建议
  • Foreign Players Stake Claims on China's Cloud Market
    • Impacts
    • Recommendations
  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • A small but growing number of global cloud providers are entering the Chinese market, which will spur other like-minded players to speed up their entry plans
    • Current regulations favor Chinese players, which makes it difficult for international cloud players to offer services in China
    • The threat from new global entrants will force Chinese players to accelerate their development, providing more choices and stimulating the industry's growth
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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