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African Cloud Computing Barometer

African Cloud Computing Barometer

This research service provides an analysis of the cloud services market across Africa. The market trends in the key African markets of South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria are analyzed and compared with global trends. This research service includes company profiles of leading cloud providers in the 3 countries and the strategies they employ. This research service highlights the role played by key international cloud providers. Other areas of focus include commercial data centre infrastructure development and ICT development driven by leading telecommunications providers. In addition, strategic insights on growth opportunities for cloud services in the top 5 sectors as well as in the overall cloud services market are provided, concluding with a brief look into the future of the cloud services market.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Market Highlights
    • Research Scope
  • Cloud Services Market-Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Characteristics of the Cloud
    • Cloud Service Models
  • Cloud Services Market
    • Hot Spots and Emerging Geographies
    • Cloud Computing Trends-Global versus Africa
    • Cloud Deployment Model Roadmap in Africa
    • Cloud Technology Adoption by Service Segment in Africa
    • Cloud Services Market Development
    • Growth Opportunities in the Top 5 Sectors
    • Cloud Readiness Index
  • Market Drivers and Restraints
    • Key Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Key Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Cloud Services Market in South Africa
    • Cloud Services Market Development in South Africa
    • Leading South African Cloud Providers-BCX
    • Leading South African Cloud Providers-T-Systems
    • Leading South African Cloud Providers-Vodacom Business
  • Cloud Services Market in Kenya
    • Cloud Services Market Development in Kenya
    • Leading Kenyan Cloud Providers-SST
    • Leading Kenyan Cloud Providers-Angani
  • Cloud Services Market in Nigeria
    • Cloud Services Market Development in Nigeria
    • Leading Nigerian Cloud Providers-MTN Business
    • Leading Nigerian Cloud Providers-Dimension Data
  • Commercial Data Centre Infrastructure Development
    • Evolution of Commercial Data Centre Infrastructure
    • Commercial Data Centre Infrastructure Development
  • The Role of International Cloud Providers
    • International Cloud Providers versus Local Cloud Providers
    • International Cloud Providers on the Continent
  • Telecommunications Providers Driving ICT Development
    • Why Are African Telecommunications Providers in the Cloud Space?
    • Telecommunications Providers' Transformation Journey
    • Looks Who's in the Cloud-Telecommunications Providers Are on the Rise
  • Growth Opportunities in the Cloud Services Market
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-4 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations

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