IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker Taxonomy, 2019

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker Taxonomy, 2019

This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's cloud IT infrastructure tracker taxonomy. IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker is designed to provide clients with a better understanding of what portion of the server, enterprise storage systems, and networking hardware markets are being deployed in cloud environments. The tracker will break out vendor's revenue by hardware technology market into public and private cloud environments for historical data and also provide a five-year forecast by technology market.According to IDC's Chief Analyst Frank Gens, "Technology and business innovators, almost daily, are creating new ways to deliver the benefits of cloud services to the market and so the territory steadily expands and definitional boundaries are repeatedly tested and sometimes shift. Consequently, IDC continues to refine, expand, and clarify our framework for identifying and defining the most important IT cloud services categories."

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IDC's Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker Taxonomy
Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker Taxonomy Changes for 2019
Taxonomy Overview
IDC's Definition of Cloud
Six Cloud Services Key Attributes
Shared, Standard Service
Solution Packaged
Elastic Resource Scaling
Elastic, Use-Based Pricing
Published Service Interface/API
Cloud Services Deployment Models
Hybrid Cloud Services
Community Cloud Services
Private Cloud Services Key Attributes (Points of Note)
Tracker Categories and Datacenter Definitions
Datacenter Definitions
Internal Datacenters
Service Provider Datacenters
Tracker Technology Markets
Ethernet Switch Market
Ethernet Switch Definition
Server Market
Server Definition
Enterprise Storage Systems Market
Enterprise Storage Systems Definitions
Vendor Type
ODM Direct
Internal Storage Revenue Versus Server Revenue
Compute-Intensive and Storage-Intensive Definitions
Compute Intensive
Storage Intensive
ODM Direct in Enterprise Storage Systems Versus Server Coverage
Geographic Coverage
Market Metrics
Vendor Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition in IDC's Quarterly Server Tracker
Revenue Recognition in IDC's Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker
Exchange Rates
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