Western Europe Hosting Infrastructure Services Forecast, 2016–2020

Western Europe Hosting Infrastructure Services Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study presents a forecast for the hosting infrastructure services market in Western Europe for 2016-2020. It covers market drivers and inhibitors, as well as significant market developments and other changes from prior forecast."The Western European hosting infrastructure services market is undergoing a dramatic transformation propelled by the increasing adoption of cloud by organizations from all verticals," said Francesca Ciarletta, research analyst, IDC's European Services team in London. "While there is still a need for traditional hosting services, there is higher demand for HIS hosted private cloud, putting traditional hosting delivery models at risk of exiting the market."

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Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Hosting Infrastructure Services by Country
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Data Sovereignty and Data Security
Demand for Better Resource Utilization/Productivity and Business Agility
Big Data and IoT Pushing Datacenter Innovation
Public IaaS Might Substitute for Managed Hosting
Shortage of IT Skills is a Double-Edged Sword
Significant Market Developments
The Transformation from Traditional to Cloud Hosting Continues and is Unstoppable
Infrastructure as Code and Service Monitoring Automation
Competition Drives More Sophisticated Offerings among HIS Providers
Organizations are Increasingly Focusing on the Application and Platform Side of Hosting
Ecosystems and Partners Play a Critical Role in the Evolution of the Service Providers' Cloud Strategies to Broaden the Range and Depth of Services Offered to Clients
Acquisition Announcements
Colocation is Evolving Rapidly to Accommodate Emerging Enterprise Challenges
Impact of Exchange Rates
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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