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User Survey Analysis: SaaS Opportunities in Key Asia/Pacific Countries Through 2017

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00261892

Analyst(s): Yanna Dharmasthira, Ed Anderson , Twiggy Lo


Eighty percent of respondents in China, India, South Korea and Australia will increase cloud service investment in the next three years. As challenges and opportunities vary, cloud providers must differentiate their go-to-market strategy in emerging and mature Asia/Pacific countries.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Opportunities Exist in Emerging and Mature Markets Within Asia/Pacific
    • Action Items
  • SaaS Increasingly Used for Production and Mission-Critical Workload
    • Action Items
  • CRM Leads SaaS Usage Through 2017, but Business Intelligence Has a Strong Uptake
    • Action Items
  • Overall Cost Reduction Is Key Consideration for Public Cloud
    • Action Items
  • On-Premises Declines, but Public Cloud Is Not Always the Best Fit
    • Action Item
  • Security and Privacy Are Key Reasons for Not Using Public Computing
  • Security Certifications and Total Cost Solutions Are the Key Criteria for Cloud Service Providers
    • Action Items
  • Eighty Percent of Respondents Intend to Increase Cloud Investment, With Particularly Strong Uptake in India
    • Action Items
  • CEO and CIO Are Primary Decision Makers, but Key Influencers Exist in Multiple Roles
    • Action Items
  • Methodology
    • Study Objectives
    • Demographics
  • Definitions

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