This IDC study provides a detailed elaboration of the current cloud computing market in China, including driving factors and hindering factors for the development of the public cloud market, as well as a market analysis of the aspects of overall scale, vertical industries, hot spots, and specific products. This study also provides IDC's forecasts on investment trends in the China public cloud market over the next five years (2013–2017).
Zhou Zhengang, senior research manager at the Enterprise Systems and Software Research department of IDC China, says: "IDC believes that the size of the public cloud market will significantly increase over the next few years. The majority of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) users will consider using applications on public cloud platforms, and telecom operators, service providers, and Internet companies will provide customers with public cloud services."
Cloud system software, Direct-attached storage, Switched SAS, Disk storage, Enterprise server, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI SANs, Global IT and economic markets, IT operations and implementation, Infrastructure as a service, Infrastructure outsourcing services, Internet of things, Messaging security, Network-attached storage, Networking virtualization, Personal and entry level storage, Public cloud services, Security appliance, Server virtualization, Software as a service, System infrastructure software, Virtual private network products, Virtualized server