This IDC Market Analysis Perspective presents IDC's view of the Australia cloud services market, with insights into cloud adoption and buyer needs, a competitive assessment of key players, and essential guidance for technology buyers and providers. The document also analyses how IT buyers are shifting their IT spend from traditional outsourcing to different cloud delivery models. It also contains a view of the performance of leading vendors in the public cloud segment across infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS). In addition, it also outlines the forecast for public cloud services through 2020.
Further, the document uses survey results from IDC's 2017 CloudView Survey to understand end-user trends in cloud adoption. The survey asked over 2,000 respondents in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) and 252 respondents in Australia a wide range of questions regarding their cloud usage. The survey topics included adoption of specific cloud workloads, maturity, triggers for change, transformation criteria, spending decisions, and expected benefits of public, private, and hybrid cloud.