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Personal Cloud Market by Revenue Type (Direct Revenue and Indirect Revenue), User Type (Individual, Small Business and Medium Business), Hosting Type (Providers’ Premises and Users’ Premises), & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Personal Cloud Market by Revenue Type (Direct Revenue and Indirect Revenue), User Type (Individual, Small Business and Medium Business), Hosting Type (Providers’ Premises and Users’ Premises), & by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

Cloud computing has progressed from being a newer way of computing to a proficient and cost-efficient tool for businesses to store and access data. There have been several transitions in the offerings ranging from Software as a Service (SaaS) to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). In addition to this, the widespread digitalization and consumerization of IT has affected the users’ digital lives, enabling the shift from personal computers to a personal cloud-compelled landscape, thereby encouraging a novel interaction between connected services and the users. This, in turn, has reshaped the manner in which vital content is stored and accessed from any device, regardless of the time and place. With the increasing data generation activities, owing to the large scale adoption of mobile devices among individuals and businesses, the need for personal cloud has enlarged for real-time data access, storage, and synchronization. Moreover, the need to create a backup of vital data, along with data recovery and digital contingencies, is increasing the adoption of personal cloud among businesses as well as individuals.

Currently, various technology companies such as Apple, Google, and Amazon offer personal cloud services to users at a minimal or no cost. These services help them share, access, store, and sync their important documents cost-efficiently. Additionally, small and medium businesses that have budget constraints to expand their IT infrastructure to support date storage and employee collaboration needs are increasingly adopting personal cloud solutions. However, the prevalent data security and privacy apprehensions are inhibiting the market growth.

In the years to come, personal cloud providers are likely to focus on enterprises to augment their profit margins, as they generally opt for paid and value added services and contribute to the company’s revenue. The growing data generation activity owing to the escalating usage of computing devices such as smartphones is the major factor driving the growth of this market. Considering this, the report further helps in identifying the latest patterns and trends that intensify the growth of the personal cloud market across all regions.

There are various assumptions that have been taken into consideration for the market sizing and forecasting exercise. A few of the global assumptions include political, economic, social, technological, and economic factors. The dollar fluctuations are expected to not seriously affect the forecasts in the emerging regions.

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:

1. This report segments the personal cloud market into revenue type, hosting type, and user type, covering this market comprehensively.

2. This report will help the organizations to better understand the competitors and gain more insights to better position one’s business. There is a separate section on competitive landscape, including end user analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital funding.

3. The report helps the organizations to understand the pulse of the market. It provides information on key market drivers, restraints, and opportunities.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION, Y-O-Y %)
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET
    • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET: TOP TWO USERS
    • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET
    • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET POTENTIAL
    • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET (2015)
    • PERSONAL CLOUD REGIONAL MARKET
    • PERSONAL CLOUD GROWTH MATRIX
    • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION, 2015
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EVOLUTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY REVENUE TYPE
      • BY USER TYPE
      • BY HOSTING TYPE
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table DRIVERS: IMPACT ANALYSIS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table RESTRAINTS: IMPACT ANALYSIS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table OPPORTUNITIES: IMPACT ANALYSIS
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table CHALLENGE: IMPACT ANALYSIS
      • WINNING IMPERATIVE
  • INDUSTRY TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
    • IMPACT OF STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
      • ISO/IEC27018
      • EUROPEAN DATA PROTECTION DIRECTIVES
      • HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
  • PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET, BUSINESS MODELS ANALYSIS
    • CURRENT BUSINESS MODELS
      • PERSONAL CLOUD HOSTED FROM PROVIDERS' PREMISES (DATA CENTER)
      • PERSONAL CLOUD HOSTED FROM USERS' PREMISES
  • PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET, PRICING STRATEGIES
    • PRICING STRATEGIES
      • FREEMIUM OVERVIEW
      • FREE USERS VS. PAID USERS
      • IS THIS MODEL PROFITABLE?
      • PRICING MODELS FOR FUTURE
  • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET ANALYSIS, BY REVENUE TYPE
    • PERSONAL CLOUD BY REVENUE TYPE
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • DIRECT REVENUE
        • Table DIRECT REVENUE: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIRECT REVENUE
        • Table INDIRECT REVENUE: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET ANALYSIS, BY USER TYPE
    • PERSONAL CLOUD BY USER TYPE
      • INTRODUCTION
        • Table GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIVIDUAL
        • Table INDIVIDUAL: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table INDIVIDUAL: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • SMALL BUSINESS
        • Table SMALL BUSINESS: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table SMALL BUSINESS: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • MEDIUM BUSINESS
        • Table MEDIUM BUSINESS: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table MEDIUM BUSINESS: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET ANALYSIS, BY HOSTING TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • PROVIDERS' HOSTING (HOSTED FROM PROVIDERS' PREMISES)
        • Table PROVIDERS' HOSTING: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table PROVIDERS' HOSTING: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • USERS' HOSTING (HOSTED FROM USERS' PREMISES)
        • Table USERS' HOSTING: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table USERS' HOSTING: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table GLOBAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • U.S.
        • Table U.S.: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table U.S.: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
        • Table CANADA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY REVENUE TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY USER TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: SMALL BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: MEDIUM BUSINESS PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: PERSONAL CLOUD MARKET SIZE, BY HOSTING TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATION AND TRENDS
      • PARTNERSHIPS
        • Table PARTNERSHIPS, 2013-2015
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2013-2015
      • MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2013-2015
  • COMPANY PROFILE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • APPLE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MICROSOFT CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GOOGLE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BOX, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AMAZON WEB SERVICES
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DROPBOX, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EGNYTE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BUFFALO TECHNOLOGY, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUGARSYNC, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • KEY INNOVATORS
    • FUNAMBOL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
    • F-SECURE
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
    • SYNCHRONOSS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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