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Nov 2017 - Market Forecast - Doc # JPE41741717

Japan Platform as a Service Forecast, 2017−2021

By: Shintaro KusachiSenior Market Analyst, Software & Security, IDC Japan

Table of Contents

List of Attachments

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Japan Platform-as-a-Service Market Revenue Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Support for Hybrid Cloud

Promote Investment in Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Systems

Create Profit-Making Business Model on PaaS

Market Forecast

Japan PaaS market

Table: Japan PaaS Market Revenue Forecast by Segment, 2016–2021

Japan Cloud Application Platforms Market

Cloud Integration Services Market

Cloud Data Services Market

Japan Cloud Application Development and Life-Cycle Services Market

Other Cloud Platform Services

PaaS Market Ratio in the Software Market

Figure: Japan PaaS Market Ratio in the Japan Software Market, 2016–2021

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors


Progress of Digital Transformation

Cloud Integration Sophistication

Cloud Migration of Companies' Mission-Critical Applications


Vendor Lock-In

Significant Market Developments

Increased Utilization of Transaction Processes in RDBMS

Widespread Use of Cognitive and AI systems

Spreading of the API Economy

Changes from Prior Forecast

Figure: Japan PaaS Market Revenue, 2016–2021: Comparison of October 2016 and October 2017 Forecasts

Figure: Japan PaaS Market YoY Growth Rate, 2016–2021: Comparison of October 2016 and October 2017 Forecasts

Market Definition


Related Research


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