This report provides a comprehensive evaluation and analysis of Internet companies, telecommunications operators, third-party datacenter operators, technology-oriented cloud service providers, as well as international cloud computing vendors. Based on the results of organized discussions, surveys, and interviews among the market leaders, market participants and end users, and under the standard framework and methodology of IDC MarketScape, IDC analysts had centralized and analyzed the dominant cloud service providers in the current market, explored vendors' characteristics and strategic directions, and summarized the development trends, in order to provide an overview of the IaaS cloud computing market and suggestions for end users on vendor selection.
"IDC believes that along with the growing customer acceptance for public cloud services, the customer base of public cloud services will expand from the Internet industry to other traditional industries. The demand for IaaS on public cloud will increase and diversify, and the size of the market will keep growing in the following years. Cloud services vendors need to continuously expand their products and services portfolios, improve service quality, and establish its own ecosystem with appropriate partners in order to meet the growing and changing needs of customers, " said Jenny Hu, research manager, Enterprise Services Department, IDC China.
Tencent Holdings Limited, Capital Online Data Service Co., Ltd., Amazon.com, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, 21Vianet Group, Inc., China Telecom Corporation Limited, China Unicom Limited, ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd., Microsoft Corporation
Cloud strategies, Direct-attached storage, Switched SAS, Disk-based data protection, Infrastructure as a service, Outsourcing services, Private cloud services, Public cloud services, Serial ATA drive, Technology buyer, Vendor and sourcing management