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Canadian Cloud Services: Overview

IDC's Canadian Cloud Services: Overview is a unique research offering that provides a "rolled up" view of the entire opportunity for cloud-based IT services in Canada. It presents analysis on public cloud adoption and public cloud opportunities segmented by software, platform, and infrastructure services offerings. Through cloud forecasts, competitive analysis, and customer segmentation, this program offers insights into where to direct sales and marketing efforts around cloud in Canada.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Public adoption by subcategories of software (SaaS), platform (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • The evolving hybrid cloud platforms and delivery models
  • Cloud user spending intentions by segment
  • Cloud forecasts and competitive analysis
  • Impact on IT vendors, service providers, hosters, and channels such as VARs and SIs

Core Research

  • Public Cloud Services Market Forecast (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)
  • Cloud IT and Line-of-Business User Survey Findings
  • Canadian Channel Partners in the Cloud

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.

Key Questions Answered

  1. How are the markets for sourcing, apps services, and IT services changing in Canada as a result of cloud computing?
  2. Which are the key cloud players that could become customers or partners?
  3. How are the business models of Canadian managed service providers, ISVs, SIs, and VARs changing?
  4. What key industry and structural changes are taking place in the Canadian cloud market that may improve or inhibit my company's cloud play/offerings?
  5. What are the customer benefits and challenges surrounding cloud services?
  6. How is cloud computing facilitating other digital technologies such as analytics, mobility, and IoT?
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