This IDC study provides a more in-depth understanding of current end-user concerns as regards cloud computing, actual and potential demands for cloud computing, criteria for choosing a cloud service provider, and cloud investment plans for the next few years.
After a few years of market growth, cloud computing is gaining increasing attention from end users. The acceptance rate for cloud computing exceeds IDC's expectations. Although the China cloud computing market is still in its initial stage, IDC believes that this market will have a bright future under the overall economy and policy environment.
Analytic applications, Applications, Hardware, Infrastructure and platform clouds, Infrastructure as a service, Messaging security, Platform as a service, Pricing and valuation, Procurement, Public cloud services, Routers, Server virtualization, Software, Software as a service, Virtualized server