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Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Forecast, 2018–2022: An Extraction View of Technology Outsourcing Services Markets

Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Forecast, 2018–2022: An Extraction View of Technology Outsourcing Services Markets

This IDC study provides IDC's forecast and spending for the worldwide managed cloud services (MCS) market across eight major regions for the 2018–2022 forecast period. IDC views managed cloud services as an extraction view of IDC's technology outsourcing services markets involving application management (AM), hosted application management (HAM), hosting infrastructure services (HIS), IT outsourcing (ITO), and network and endpoint outsourcing services (NEOS). This is the first forecast for this market (for more details, see the Market Definition section as well as IDC's Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Taxonomy, 2017, IDC #US43147017, October 2017).This study also includes advice to providers of IT services, an analysis of key market and industry trends by key managed cloud services markets and regions, key market drivers and inhibitors, and significant market developments."While the managed cloud services market continues to drive new opportunities, managed SPs are under pressure not only to expand their portfolio of capabilities, which increasingly mimic those of public cloud providers, but also meet buyer need for managed SPs to own and manage their own digital platforms to be successful," says David Tapper, VP, Outsourcing and Managed Cloud Services at IDC. "Building a successful managed cloud services business will require that providers offer full array of digital capabilities and innovation accelerators, center value proposition on business value, create a seamlessly integrated organization, build an 'intelligent' management platform, integrate a cloud management platform (CMP), invest in public cloud infrastructure for the long term, and build partnerships with software vendors for platform IP."


IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
ADVICE FOR TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIERS
Market Forecast
Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Spending Forecast View
Worldwide Managed Cloud Services by Primary Markets
Managed Cloud Services by Region
Penetration Rate of Managed Cloud Services Within Technology Outsourcing Services Markets
Relationship of Managed Cloud Services with Technology Outsourcing Services Markets
Forecasts by Regions
Americas
U.S. Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key U.S. Market and Industry Trends
Canada Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key Canada Market and Industry Trends
Latin America Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key Latin America Market and Industry Trends
EMEA
Western Europe Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key Western Europe Market and Industry Trends
Central and Eastern Europe Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key CEE Market and Industry Trends
Middle East and Africa Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key MEA Market and Industry Trends
APAC
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key APEJ Market and Industry Trends
Japan Managed Cloud Services Forecast
Key Japan Market Trends
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Ensuring Flexible Business Operations
Optimizing Financial Management and Service Delivery
Inhibitors
Security and Compliance Issues
Operational Efficiencies
Significant Market Developments
Competitive Environment
Investments
Deal Making for Managed Cloud Services: Worldwide Top 100 Outsourcing Deals
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Relationship Between Traditional Outsourced-Managed Services and Managed Cloud Services
Extraction Markets
Overview of Managed Cloud Services Primary and Secondary Markets
Primary Markets of Managed Cloud Services
Secondary Markets of Managed Cloud Services
Penetration of Managed Cloud Services: Substitution Effect
Methodology
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