Overall Cloud Computing Market in South Africa and Kenya
The cloud computing market in South Africa and Kenya is in the growth stage, experiencing a high growth rate which is expected to increase as the market matures.
The South African cloud computing market, however, is much more developed than Kenya’s, with increasing proliferation of services of greater sophistication.
While private cloud services have been the main focus of the first tier of competitors in the large enterprise sector, there is beginning to be a greater move towards public cloud solutions.
Enterprises are showing greater willingness to place non-core applications in the cloud, while still retaining mission critical systems on-premise.
Mainstream adoption of cloud is expected over the next few years, particularly because of the increasing access to affordable bandwidth. SMEs are predicted to be the most important driver of growth of cloud computing services over the next to years, particularly as it relates to public cloud solutions.
About this report
This research analyses the cloud services in South Africa and Kenya. It provides an insight into the current and predicted future status of the cloud computing services and also the key market trends. The research focuses on the types of cloud computing services offered in both countries and the main participants in this space. While the South African market is more mature, the Kenyan cloud computing market is still in its infancy, but starting to generate a lot of demand activity. The market for cloud services is viewed by service providers as an exciting market with endless opportunities, and hence telecom operators, ISPs, vendors, and IT service providers are all gearing up to tap into this market.
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