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China Summary Translation: 'Market Trends: Grow Cloud IaaS Revenue in China Through 2020'

Published: 23 November 2017

ID: G00342889

Analyst(s): Evan Zeng


China is a complex and highly competitive market with both mature and emerging markets' characteristics. Technology strategic planners must understand the unique regional trends of the cloud IaaS market in China to plan for success through 2020.

Table Of Contents



Market Trends: Grow Cloud IaaS Revenue in China Through 2020

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


Market Trend

  • Rate of the Cloud Shift in China Will Reach 12.2% in 2020
  • China's Top Three Long-Term Cloud IaaS Winners Will Not Be Identified Until 2020
  • Buyer Trend
    • Government Pushes for the Adoption of Cloud Computing; Industry Regulators Favor Industry Cloud, and Conglomerates Prefer Community Cloud
    • Enterprises Accelerate Shifting Consumer-Serving Workloads to the Public Cloud
    • Transition to Public Cloud Is Slow; Most Enterprises Still Prefer Private Clouds for Enterprise Business Workloads
    • Cloud IaaS Adoption as a Way to Support Innovation-Driven Strategies
  • Technology Trend
    • The Trend of Cloud IaaS and PaaS Converging Drives Providers to Move Up Their Service Stacks
    • Leverage the Growing Data in the Cloud and Data Gravity to Attract Data Services, Analytics and New Application Hosting on the Cloud
    • Leverage 5G and IoT Opportunities to Grow Cloud IaaS Adoption

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