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Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker

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IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker® is designed to provide clients with a better understanding of what portions of the server, enterprise storage system, and Ethernet switch markets are being deployed in cloud environments. This tracker will segment vendor revenue by the hardware technology market into public and private cloud environments for historical data and provide a five-year forecast by the technology market. This tracker product addresses key questions on the size of the IT infrastructure market spend within the public and private cloud space and helps vendors navigate and perform competitive analysis for the cloud environment.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides total market size and vendor share information for the following technology areas: server, disk storage, and Ethernet switch. Measurements for this tracker are in vendor revenue and value.

Core Coverage:

  • Region and country
  • Technology: Compute platforms, storage platforms, and Ethernet switch
  • Vendor: Top 15 vendors plus others
  • Deployment model: Private cloud, public cloud, and traditional IT
  • Location: On-premises, colocation services, and off-premises
  • Measurements: Vendor revenue and value
  • Total server and ESS markets with all details that are available via query tool only
  • Terabytes by vendor and deployment model that are available for enterprise storage technology only and are delivered via query tool only

Geographic Scope


  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (12): Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, PRC, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and rest of Asia/Pacific
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe (3): Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, and rest of CEE
  • Japan
  • Latin America (2): Brazil, Mexico, and rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (4): Israel, South Africa, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and rest of Middle East and Africa
  • United States
  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom

Data Deliverables


This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. The following are the deliverables for this tracker. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Quarterly data files
  • Historical data
  • Five-year forecast
  • Excel pivots and query tool

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include five years of annual market projections. Measurement for this tracker is in value for forecast data. Details of the segmentations included in the forecast are as follows.

Core Forecast Coverage:

  • Region and country
  • Technology: Compute platforms, storage platforms, and Ethernet switch
  • Deployment model: Private cloud, public cloud, and traditional IT
  • Location: On-premises, colocation services, and off-premises
  • Measurements: Value
  • Total server and ESS market forecast with all details that are available via query tool only
  • Terabytes by deployment model that are available for enterprise storage technology only and are delivered via query tool only