CloudShare: Worldwide Emerging Cloud ISV Repository is IDC's extensive cloud vendor database, including key facts about 3,500 worldwide cloud vendors, providing "Long Tail" guidance on the software-as-a-service (SaaS)/platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market. CloudShare goes beyond even the lists of vendors found in IDC market share documents or IDC's Trackers.
CloudShare is a comprehensive targeting/prospecting list for companies that sell SaaS enablement services, and for IT vendors looking for M&A, partnering opportunities, or a better understanding of key providers. For example, platform companies can use CloudShare to identify and attract ISVs to move, live, run, and stay on their platform. Hosting companies can find ISVs in need of colocation services. Systems integrators and professional services firms can discover ISVs in need of SaaSification services, technology, and integration services. And components suppliers can use CloudShare to identify ISVs in need of technologies such as storage, OS, app server, and orchestration.
CloudShare tracks over 95% of the cloud software market (by revenue), providing information on each ISV including total corporate revenue, software revenue, SaaS plus PaaS revenue, software market focus and key industries served, headquarter's country/region, company website, and service brands. CloudShare also provides key visibility into the SaaSification of each vendor, looking at what percent of software revenue comes from "aaS" versus traditional software, depicting the speed at which each ISV shifting toward an aaS revenue model.